authentication for hackage uploads

Ross Paterson ross at
Thu Jan 4 07:55:25 EST 2007

On Thu, Jan 04, 2007 at 10:37:35AM +0000, David House wrote:
> On 03/01/07, Ross Paterson <ross at> wrote:
> >I think that Apache authentication (as used in Trac, for example) ...
> Just to point out that Trac's authentication is probably the most
> annoying I've ever used. It would never remember that I was logged in
> and every time I wanted to make a change to the Trac I'd have to hunt
> for the 'Log in' button and enter my username and password. If this is
> tied to HTTP auth, consider this a strong vote _against_ the proposed
> system from someone who's had experience working with the system in
> practise.

Authentication would only happen when you upload a package.
Do you have an alternative suggestion?

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