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Re: Writing svn-agent (Was Re: [PATCH] default to --no-auth-cache)

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2003-01-16 19:11:01 CET

<rbb@rkbloom.net> writes:
> There is nothing unreasonable in that statement. The only remaining
> question is what the default should be, which is where a big portion of
> the discussion has been. If we get svn-agent working, then the default
> for ra_dav can be to store the password on disk, because we have an easy
> way to make auth caching secure. If we don't get svn-agent working, then
> the default should be not storing the password on disk, because there is
> no easy way to make authentication caching secure. All my opinion of
> course.

Cool -- and I completely agree.

(We can keep convenience by prompting to ask whether or not to store
the password, at the same time we prompt for the password itself, as
described in an earlier mail.

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