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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: svnadmin create and not being method agnostic
Date Wed, 05 Jan 2011 13:39:22 GMT
Nice, please stop saying "I don't like X" everywhere.

Stefan Sperling wrote on Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 11:09:06 +0100:
> On Tue, Jan 04, 2011 at 09:25:11PM -0500, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> > This is a very large and longstanding issue for me and others, and has
> > led to clients of mine rejecting Subversion outright. And it looks
> > like a legacy of Subversion's re-implementation of CVS, described as
> > "CVS done right". CVS security was even worse.
> 
> Whenever you bring this up (and you do that *a lot*), you always gloss
> over improvements made since. Namely the default behaviour of asking
> the user for consent before saving a password in plaintext, and the
> addition of gnome-keyring and kwallet password stores with encryption.
> Note that the gpg-agent branch will also get another chance after all.
> 
> And yes, I know that none of these apply to RHEL4 systems your clients are
> using, but that's beside the point.
> 
> I'd be glad if you mentioned these improvements when telling others about
> this misfeature (yes, I also think it was wrong, but there was no better
> alternative at the time), at least somewhere in the fine print.
> Otherwise you make it sound as if the project didn't care, which isn't true.
> 
> Thanks,
> Stefan

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