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Re: [Bug-gne]passwords

From: Tom Chance
Subject: Re: [Bug-gne]passwords
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2001 11:52:31 +0100


so how do you suggest we will get around it? forgetting deletes
for a moment, can we make sure that people can only insert()
text which has gone through the system... otherwise people
could also just start randomly inserting articles into the database.

29/06/01 13:22:59, Rob Scott <address@hidden> wrote:

>this is why sourceforge etc have admin access etc.
>erm.   this is partly because of the shortfallings of our current database 
>hehe and can you stop talking about an api?!
>At 11:06 29/06/2001 +0100, you wrote:
>>I was thinking about the api and getting more devlopers onto the
>>project when i realised a slight snag... if we do, then we have to
>>give out the password for our databases... which could be a security
>>risk as people could then write a script that just deletes a load of stuff
>>>from the database.... or do other things...

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