What is an anonymous user?

In the Permissions section for each SVN repository, you can see an option for anonymous access. By applying anonymous access to a repository, the general public can view your repository and files without needing a username or password.

At the moment, this only works when accessing Subversion via the web or svn client, not the Beanstalk web-based account. For instance, when applying anonymous access, the general public could access and view your repository with the URL:

http://youraccount.svn.beanstalkapp.com/repo/

This is useful for Open Source projects or sharing files with others. Please remember that anonymous users can only read files and cannot commit any changes to the repository.

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