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Re: anon write access with author?

From: Justin <cokelid_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2009 06:25:16 -0700 (PDT)

Stefan and Andrey,

Thanks very much for the prompt replies - perhaps we'll bite the
bullet and do some authentication in that case!

Thanks again,


On Sep 16, 8:43 am, Andrey Repin <anrdae..._at_freemail.ru> wrote:
> Greetings, Justin!
> > We run svnserve with anon-access=write to save us maintaining password
> > & user lists. However we'd like to be able to populate the author
> > field (which is empty with anonymous write access).
> You can effectively bind Subversion to many authentication schemes.
> No need to create separate userbase.
> > We're not worried about properly authenticated users/authors (we are a
> > small enough group to trust each other to Do The Right Thing),
> It's not a question of trust (i.e. authorization), it's a question of
> authenticity.
> With a proper authentication, if you see a doubtful/intriguing code, instead
> of yelling "who is responsible for this beautiful piece of mindcraft?", you
> would just come and ask specific person for a moment of teaching.
> Also, authentication will prevent unwanted commits, if by a strange
> coincidence your repository would became open to the world.
> > but nonetheless we'd like the option to populate the Author field when we
> > commit changes as it is useful to see who did what.
> --
> WBR,
>  Andrey Repin (anrdae..._at_freemail.ru) 16.09.2009, <16:37>
> Sorry for my terrible english...
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