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Re: [BIKESHED] "anonymous" username usage in mod_dav_svn.

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2003-02-18 22:56:01 CET

On Tue, 2003-02-18 at 16:49, cmpilato@collab.net wrote:
> I would like to change mod_dav_svn's dav_svn_get_resource() to stop
> manufacturing a username of "anonymous" when no authenticated username
> exists, and to use the empty string instead. My reasons:

> - ra_local and ra_svn do not manufacture such names (and never have).

svnserve does; I copied that behavior from mod_dav_svn.

> Any objections?

Not objecting, just pointing it out.

(Though, if the end result is to have no svn:author property, I would
say the username should be NULL and not the empty string. Some code may
need to be changed to allow that.)

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