[development] let's cleanup /misc

Morbus Iff morbus at disobey.com
Wed Jan 11 16:14:10 UTC 2006

> Well yeah, thats the point. We don't want anyone to browse to
> settings.php. Only two things need to be able to access that file...
> drupal, and the administrator.

Why not? I really think this is getting crazy, securitywise.

  * An admin would have to screw up .php configuration badly.

  * An admin would have to screw it up badly for a *length* of time.

  * The liklihood of an admin screwing up .php for a *length* of
    time is about as equal to them screwing up the DocRoot of
    a virtualhost (thus, exposing a protected settings.php).

This stuff just doesn't happen in principle, and the downsides of making 
it secure for a "just in case" is, IMO, not worth the effort.

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