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Re: Options for how ra_svn client authenticates

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2003-10-17 07:43:01 CEST

On Fri, 2003-10-17 at 01:28, Glenn A. Thompson wrote:
> Could you elaborate on this. I don't like the idea of a password
> database being in the repository.


> I read through the IRC text. I think I understand the Apache
> limitation. However, I'm not in the habit of inviting a stranger into my
> house and then asking his name when I discover he's a thief.

What you do is your business; however, the Subversion project does
exactly this: it lets people in unless they want to do a commit or
rev-prop-change, and then asks them for a password.

> > VARIATION: We could add a --anonymous client flag

> Please don't:-)


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