[icecast-dev] No Duplicate Users - Patch

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Sun May 16 09:14:38 PDT 2004

On Sun, 2004-05-16 at 16:55, oddsock wrote:

> >I think the idea is fine, but my first thought is that it should
> >probably default to allowing duplicates.
> well, of all the people that I've discussed listener authentication with, 
> ones who are trying to setup a simple listener auth system, they ALL 
> expressed the desire to have this feature, and they all pretty much said 
> "well, it's great, but you gotta give me the ability to prevent people from 
> passing around usernames and sharing them"...So I interpret that feedback 
> as not only is this feature a required feature for an auth system, but 
> should be enabled by default.  Although, I could certainly be persuaded 
> otherwise...

I would of thought that having no duplicate authenticated listeners as
the default would be more common.


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