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Re: [PATCH] don't tempt users to add to tigris.org's referer logs

From: Martin Furter <mf_at_rola.ch>
Date: 2007-05-23 17:06:34 CEST

On Wed, 23 May 2007, Eric Gillespie wrote:

> Karl Fogel <kfogel@red-bean.com> writes:
>
>> I'm not sure I get the motivation. This is showing up in HTML output,
>> right? Isn't it standard for a "Powered by Foo" tag to link back to
>> the Foo project? Why wouldn't we want to do that here?
>
> Because this is a version control system, potentially (we svn
> folks hope!) widely deployed in businesses, which would rather
> not have proprietary information (in the form of paths in the
> repository) leaked to tigris.org (in the form of Referer headers).

There are already enough options to get rid of it:

  - Change the source before compiling.
  - Use XSLT.
  - Filter it in a HTTP proxy.
  - Use svn:// or svn+ssh://

Just my 2 cents.

Martin

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