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Re: Re: Re: Evaluating SVN as a Document Management Solution

From: Ron Wilson <ronw.mrmx_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2008 17:58:16 -0500

On 3/7/08, Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> No SVN server can control client behavior with regard to auto-props,
> global-ignores, credential caching, etc regardless of authentication
> scheme.

Using HTTP Digest Authentication, it is, theoretically possible to
force the user to have to retype their password each time. See RFC2617
and/or http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digest_access_authentication.

Basically, the server could change the realm with each request, thus
pforcing the client to re-prompt the user. Note that changing the
nounce will not work.

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Received on 2008-03-07 23:58:26 CET

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