[Phpmyadmin-devel] about ShowServerInfo

Sebastian Mendel lists at sebastianmendel.de
Wed Dec 16 15:31:22 CET 2009

Am 16.12.2009 14:08, schrieb Marc Delisle:
> Sebastian Mendel a écrit :
>> Am 11.12.2009 14:29, schrieb Herman van Rink:
>>> Marc Delisle wrote:
>>>> Herman van Rink a écrit :
>>>>> I can imagine that some people would rather obscure these facts from
>>>>> view.
>>>>> So yes, lets make ShowServerInfo realy mean all that server info.
>>>> I'm working on it.
>>>>> In that same reasoning maybe we should also offer an option to not
>>>>> display the phpMyAdmin version.
>>>> I would wait about this one.
>>> The Drupal community has had a lengthy discussion about this:
>>> http://drupal.org/node/79018
>>> A good point in made about not relying on security by obscurity.
>>> In a similar fashion we could include a small note in the documentation
>>> about which files to delete/hide/make unreadable to keep this info from
>>> just every web-client.
>> no one relies on security by obscurity - at least not here in the pma
>> devel team, IMHO
>> it is just an information disclosure we (hm, at least i am listening)
>> are talking here about
>> let the user choose whether to display the information or not - even if
>> i think it makes not much sense
> Sebastian,
> who do you mean by "the user"? The person who runs phpMyAdmin or the one
> who has access to configure it?

the one who has access to configure it

Sebastian Mendel

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