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Re: authentication re-vamp

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2001-09-14 18:33:15 CEST

Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> writes:

> > As it stands, somebody mistypes their password, and they have no idea
> > until they try to commit later. It's like they get a read-only
> > working copy without realizing it.
>
> Yes, that is unfortunate. However, if we revamp to not even query for the
> auth info until the *server* requests it, then we would never story anything
> until commit time. When you go to commit, then the server is going to demand
> auth info, and we would cache it at that point.

I totally understand. I am so there.

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