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From Reinhard Pötz <reinhard_po...@gmx.net>
Subject RE: [vote] extend FOM_Request with remoteUser
Date Wed, 09 Jul 2003 07:46:18 GMT
+1

I think we don't have to vote on this particular issue. I'm preparing
the vote on the complete flow implementation and will post it within the
next few hours.

Reinhard

> -----Original Message-----
> From: giacomo@lapgp.otego.com 
> [mailto:giacomo@lapgp.otego.com] On Behalf Of Giacomo Pati
> Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2003 6:17 PM
> To: Cocoon Development
> Subject: [vote] extend FOM_Request with remoteUser
> 
> 
> 
> Hi all
> 
> I'd like to propose an extension to the FOM_Request class 
> with the property 'remoteUser'.
> 
> Use case
> --------
> The servlet container is configured for 'basic 
> authentication'. The Flow script needs the login name to map 
> it to a User object.
> 
> Alternative
> -----------
> Use Input Module to pass the remoteUser to the Flow script
> 
> Rational
> --------
> I see it as a often used pattern to map a login name to a 
> user object. I don't see why a Flow script shouldn't have 
> access to the Requests getRemoteUser method directly through the FOM.
> 
> My vote is +1 to add the remoteUser property to the FOM_Request class.
> 
> Giacomo
> 
> BTW: I have the changes ready to be committed on my HD ;-)
> 
> 


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