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From Carsten Ziegeler <>
Subject Re: [Vote] Cowarp, auth-fw and session-fw in 2.2
Date Sun, 11 Jun 2006 09:26:30 GMT
Carsten Ziegeler schrieb:
> Ok, lets see what others think about it.
> Now, we already discussed this topic a little bit in [1]:
> Cocoon contains the auth-fw block which is a modular authentication
> framework which can be integrated in your app. It is based on the
> session-fw and for example it can be used out of the box in the portal.
> Both, session-fw and auth-fw were developed six years ago with the
> mindset that everything is XML - during the years, the way of developing
> web apps with Cocoon has changed and therefore there are better
> alternatives for these blocks, for example the template block and flow.
> In addition I started a replacement for the auth-fw some time ago which
> I called CoWarp and which is hosted at sf right now. I had several
> reasons for starting this there and not here which are outlined in [1].
> My main reason is the community aspect. I would like to have a community
> first, before moving the code here. Now, in fact neither the session-fw
> nor the auth-fw have a real community here, so perhaps this reason is a
> little bit obsolete in *this case*.
> As both, auth-fw and session-fw are really out dated and as cowarp is a
> better implementation of the auth-fw, I propose to:
> a) deprecate auth-fw and session-fw in 2.1.x
> b) remove auth-fw and session-fw in 2.2
> c) add cowarp as an own block to 2.2


Carsten Ziegeler - Open Source Group, S&N AG

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