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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Comment fields in htpasswd
Date Wed, 08 Jan 1997 13:58:21 GMT
Mark J Cox wrote:
> 
> > Should be quite safe to add; I really cannot imagine
> > any system crypt allowing colons in the passwd. 
> > 
> > But although this would work for mod_auth.c; one would need
> > to do mod_auth_dmb/sql/... as well.
> 
> Yes, this has always been allowed in mod_auth_dbm (since I wrote the stuff
> to piggy-back a group list into the same auth file*).  I'm sure I did a
> patch for the .htpasswd files ignoring things after :'s in 1995 (back in
> the days when we used to have patch files with names like E90!), we
> certainly ran that patch on telescope.org until we switched to DBM's.
> 
> +1 on mod_auth ignoring anything after the second colon as default.
> 

Sounds reasonable to me:

+1

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