Re: ftp and Nautilus

On Tue, 2004-05-18 at 10:19, Christophe Fergeau wrote:
> > I totally agree with you here. The main problem with placing password in
> > uris is that it is really insecure. Everyone looking at your ftp window
> > will know your password.
> Dunno if that refers to my suggestion of using username ftphost when
> someone wants to login on a ftp site providing both anonymous and non
> anonymous logins.
> What I meant was:
> * log in as anonymous by default
> * if it doesn't work, pop up an auth dialog
> * if someone is logged as anonymous and wants to log as someone else,
> he'd use username ftphost (without a password part), which would pop up
> an auth dialog.
It was to Shaun McCance.
What I meant:
Always a login dialog with option for anonymous login :)

I would prefer it over having to type username ftphost  Even if it is
done in secure way.



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