Re: Connect to Server dialog

On Tue, 13 Jul 2004 12:24:03 -0500
Jerry Haltom <jhaltom feedbackplusinc com> dared to utter:

> What about services which do not require a Username and/or password.
> Doesn't it make sense to delay asking for this information until it is
> required?
> For example, sftp might be using host keys, WebDav might be using
> another authentication method, smb:/// might be using NTLM and/or
> Kerberos.
> All methods which don't require a username/password, or only require
> it sometimes.

grayed-out text entries for username/password.
A checkbox: "This server needs password authentication" (or something

Checking this checkbox ungrays the username/password entries, thereby
allowing entering a username/password.

There - simple to use, easy, obvious.

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