1. David Larlet
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Issue #173 new

django-storages gives signed url even for public files

chhantyal
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Public files should not have signed urls. Please refer to this SO question for details

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/16777900/why-does-s3-using-with-boto-and-django-storages-give-signed-url-even-for-publi

Comments (2)

  1. Ian Lewis

    One of the reasons for using the QUERYSTRING_AUTH setting rather than having storages sign urls for private files and not for public files, is because there isn't a way for storages to know that a file is public without making an API call to S3. That would slow things down quite a bit.

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