[tahoe-dev] Authentication issues in Tahoe

Ravi Pinjala ravi at p-static.net
Mon Oct 18 16:25:10 UTC 2010

Yes, exactly. The possession of the file cap *is* the authorization.
(As far as whether there are any plans to implement a more traditional
authentication method, like username/password: I don't think so, but
I'll defer to the much-more-experienced people on this list.)


On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 5:01 AM, nirali modi <nirali05 at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi,
> I am planning to use Tahoe for sharing documents among users. From what i
>    have read and understood, it seems that Tahoe doesnt provide user
>    authentication. If a person gets access to the file capability then she
> can
>    access the file. Is this feature under the thought process..?
> --
> Thanks & Regards
> Nirali Modi
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