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Re: Mozilla editor and DAV

From: John Stracke <francis@ecal.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 1999 12:46:54 -0400
Message-ID: <37C41DFE.45623909@ecal.com>
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Stig Bakken wrote:

> IMHO, WebDAV definitely has its place in a filesystem implementation.

It'd be convenient, but think about the security problems: given existing HTTP
authentication protocols, the filesystem code would have to have the cleartext
password of each user.

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Received on Wednesday, 25 August 1999 12:48:16 GMT

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