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Re: Feature Request: clients shouldn't store auth-creds

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-01-05 23:32:37 CET

John Pybus <john@pybus.org> writes:
> I have a fairly strongly held view that end users have a right to
> expect that software will be secure by default. It is usually only
> the application developers who know enough about the systems they're
> creating to ask the right questions, and they should do so on behalf
> of their users.

True. But, if someone is prompted for a password the first time they
commit, and then never prompted again, it is pretty darned obvious
that the password is being cached *somewhere*. It doesn't take a
rocket scientist, as they say :-).

Once someone realizes that, the documentation about it is pretty easy
to find, so it's easy for them to tweak their configuration if they

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Received on Wed Jan 5 23:38:41 2005

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