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Re: HTTP authentication vs. --username and --password

From: Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkrantz_at_apache.org>
Date: 2002-07-22 04:44:53 CEST

On Sun, Jul 21, 2002 at 09:02:52PM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> Peter Davis <peter@pdavis.cx> writes:
> > $ svn co http://username:password@server/repos/
> Isn't this an IE or Netscape-only syntax? I can't remember.

Passing the password in the URL isn't recommended, but it is part
of the URI spec (RFC 2396). So, it probably should be supported.

My $.02. -- justin

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