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From "David Duddleston" <da...@i2a.com>
Subject RE: sitemap draft still needs work in the matcher/chooser area
Date Sun, 18 Jun 2000 01:47:35 GMT


The issue of authentication has been discussed previously and the verdict
was to leave authentication to the Servlet container or Web server.
Authorization is another issue.

-david

> On Sat, 17 Jun 2000, Donald Ball wrote:
>
> > b. i think there's a place for user authentication inside cocoon,
>
> I have to say that putting authentication into cocoon seems like a REALLY
> bad idea to me (I may be being shortsighted, I'm sure you'll let me know
> ;). Whether it's FileMatcher or IPAddressMatcher or whatever, we'd be
> looking at re-implementing vast chunks of code that is already done and
> dusted in many webservers. Is authentication _really_ Cocoon's job?
>
>
> Andrew.
>
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