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From Joshua Slive <jos...@slive.ca>
Subject Re: AuthBasicProvider Off
Date Wed, 16 Nov 2005 16:20:53 GMT


Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 10:55:03AM -0500, Joshua Slive wrote:
>> From a quick reading of the code,
>> AuthBasicProvider Off
>> and
>> AuthBasicProvider On
>> have exactly the same effect.  This is silly.  "Off" should probably be 
>> removed and "On" renamed to "default".
> 
> Oh.  I see.  Because our backwards-compatiblity code kicks in when there
> isn't a provider specified.  Heh.
> 
> FWIW, mod_dav has this same syntax (which is where this code
> originated).  I wouldn't have any serious problems just removing those
> checks around line 59 (making that last else clause be unconditional).
> This would lead to rejecting On and Off as values for those directives.
> 
> How does that sound?  -- justin

Yes, that's a better idea.

Joshua.

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