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Re: [PATCH] default to --no-auth-cache

From: Florin Iucha <florin_at_iucha.net>
Date: 2003-01-14 00:56:11 CET

On Mon, Jan 13, 2003 at 11:27:22PM +0000, Philip Martin wrote:
> florin@iucha.net (Florin Iucha) writes:
>
> > On Mon, Jan 13, 2003 at 10:50:13PM +0000, Philip Martin wrote:
> > > <rbb@rkbloom.net> writes:
> > >
> > > > What is the argument for not caching the username?
> > >
> > > Huh? Obviously some people consider usernames to be sensitive.
> >
> > svn log
>
> What's your point?

It is a lost cause. A RCS/SCM is a _collaboration_ tool.
 
> If I'm paranoid one needs a valid username/password just to see the
> log.

Sure, but assuming they have the foot in the door,

> Even if you can see it, it still doesn't identify which is *my*
> username.

it can be corelated with date/time, with log comments...

svn "blame" will make it even more easier to get that kind of data.

florin

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"NT is to UNIX what a doughnut is to a particle accelerator."

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