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Re: transfering files between *.debian.org hosts (was: people.debian.org to move to ravel)

On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 03:01:00PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 06:48:57PM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > >         + once we have a krb realm we could maybe also use it for other
> > >           stuff like all those web services that require logins.  How
> > >           good is krb support in browsers these days?
> > Pretty good. Konqueror supports it out of the box, iceweasel only
> > requires you to edit the 'network.negotiate-auth.trusted-uris'
> > about:config variable, and then it works well, too. Dunno about other
> > browsers.
> > (for some infathomable reason, the firefox developers consider Negotiate
> > authentication to be unsafe with untrusted and/or non-SSL hosts. Dunno
> > why that is, and never saw a compelling argument...)
> And what do the iceweasel developers think?  Perhaps iceweasel could have
> this enabled by default?  (Or are there other negotiations besides Kerberos
> that are enabled with this setting, which should be avoided?)

I would say as Russ. Plus the fact that apparently, it currently doesn't
work (see bug #496933).


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