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Re: Roadmap for 1.1

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2004-04-02 04:55:52 CEST

Branko Čibej wrote:
> IMHO one of the big mistakes we're making now is that we allow changes
> to revprops without an audit trail, i.e., it's impossible to tell
> _from_the_repository_ when ta revprop was changed, who changed it, and
> what the previous value was. That's a naughty thing for a version
> control system to do.

That's a new table in the schema, isn't it. ;~)

> Oh, there's another reason why ACLs can't be trivially implemented as
> properties -- it should be possible to prevent principals from even
> reading the ACL.

I didn't say that ACLs would be the same things as properties, but merely that
they would be similar. If you assume that ACLs are something like server-side
properties which are never directly transmitted to client, you have just solved
the security issue.


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