The blog has moved to a new address. The blog is now located at

Friday, August 11, 2006

Why is the user.config path so obscure?

The path construction algorithm has to meet certain rigorous requirements in terms of security, isolation and robustness. While we tried to make the path as easily discoverable as possible by making use of friendly, application supplied strings, it is not possible to keep the path totally simple without running into issues like collisions with other apps, spoofing etc.

Technorati : , ,

No comments: