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RE: Re: [Issue 533] New - implement reserved checkouts

From: Bill Tutt <rassilon_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2002-08-02 22:03:22 CEST

> From: Karl Fogel [mailto:kfogel@newton.ch.collab.net]
> In general:
> The need for *proactive* security is lessened when the system doesn't
> lose information. Retroactive security -- which typically causes much
> less inconvenience to users -- becomes a viable strategy. We have a
> versioning repository here, so why not use retroactive strategies?

This is true for normal systems, but some environments require ACLing
every operation that would cause something to behave out of the
ordinary. I think I wouldn't mind so much if the functionality was
optional on a given repository and have it default to on.


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