Feedback wanted regarding prettyURL()

Tom Albers tomalbers at
Fri Aug 17 09:16:34 BST 2007

At Friday 17 August 2007 10:02, you wrote:
> Hi,
> > In KDE3, I see that the password is already stripped, so if you were
> > actually using a login, the URL already "invalid"... except that konq is
> > caching your credentials anyway. Therefore, what is the problem with
> > always removing the user name? One could even argue that this improves
> > security when logging in legitimately, in the same manner that removing
> > the password from the displayed URL does.
> I find it very nice and helpful to see the username in an FTP and FISH URL. 
> Removing it in this cases makes it very difficult to see who I am on the 
> server.
> Jens

Yep. Especially when that server also allowes anonymous access. And when you change the ftp path manually in the url.


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