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RE: Are we done with draft-hoffman-ftp-uri-02.txt?

From: Alun Jones <alunj@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2004 11:15:04 -0700
Message-ID: <0966E90CB313084DA7A9C55799FDEFD202FBF475@RED-MSG-50.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Paul Hoffman / IMC" <phoffman@imc.org>, <uri@w3.org>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: uri-request@w3.org [mailto:uri-request@w3.org] On 
> Behalf Of Paul Hoffman / IMC
> To which Alun replied:
> >No.  If the user isn't allowed outside of his subtree, the 
> user will not
> >be allowed outside of his subtree.  He will receive access errors, or
> >more likely, will already be prevented from going outside 
> his subtree.
> >Usually this is accomplished by hiding anything outside of the home
> >directory, and treating all absolute path names as paths 
> relative to the
> >home directory.
> Actually, I think Alun meant to start with "Yes", as in, "the servers 
> should avoid that". And they do (at least every single one I have 
> used does). This has nothing to do with the URI scheme. The rest of 
> what Alun says matches my experience.

No, you are absolutely correct. :)

Received on Friday, 29 October 2004 18:16:34 UTC

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