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Re: question

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-06-08 00:38:58 CEST

On Jun 7, 2005, at 11:13 AM, Christopher Ness wrote:

> On Mon, 2005-06-06 at 12:19 -0400, jims@buffnet.net wrote:
>
>> (1) I would like to use subversion with the server on Solaris and
>> clients
>> on both Linux and Windows (2000/XP). Is this possible?
>>
>
> Yes!
>
>
>> (2) Will passwords be sent as cleartext or will they be encrypted?
>>
>
> Only if you decide to *not* use SSL. The best ways to encrypt all the
> traffic are through HTTPS or SSH+SVN.
>

Plain old svn:// traffic does not send cleartext passwords over the
network either.

So really, the only thing that sends cleartext passwords over the
network is http:// doing Basic Auth.

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