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Re: Repository ACL's

From: mark benedetto king <mbk_at_boredom.org>
Date: 2003-04-17 05:52:58 CEST

On Thu, Apr 17, 2003 at 08:20:57AM +1000, Daniel Patterson wrote:
>
> This kind of hints to me that access control won't work at all over
> ra_local without some other kind of backend, so perhaps the webdav
> approach is a correct one (or at least, points to the layer where
> access control belongs)?
>

Oracle has ACLs (well, technically, I think they're capabilities-lists,
but that's a different story), even though people with write access to
the database could completely subvert them. They're implemented in the
database itself, and not in the network layer.

--ben

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