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From Grzegorz Kossakowski <>
Subject Re: HTTP with a authentication token
Date Sun, 27 Jan 2008 21:18:54 GMT
Gerritjan Koekkoek pisze:
> Hi,
> I would like to set up a pipeline generator that takes a FEED from 37
> signals highrise:
> From the API documentation I learn that i need a uthentication token. (i
> Have it). In their example there is the following text:
> =================
> Authentication
> When you're using the API, it's always through an existing user in
> Highrise. There's no special API user. So when you use the API as
> "david", you get to see and work with what "david" is allowed to.
> Authenticating is done with an authentication token, which you'll find
> on the "My Info" screen in Highrise (click the "Reveal authentication
> token for feeds/API" link).
> When using the authentication token, you don't need a separate password.
> But since Highrise uses HTTP Basic Authentication, and lots of
> implementations assume that you want to have a password, it's often
> easier just to pass in a dummy password, like X.
> Example using the authentication token and a dummy password through curl:
> curl -u 605b32dd:X
> ================
> As you can see they use curl in their example; what should I put in the generator?
> So far this is what I did:
>  <map:match pattern="cdls_personen">
>       <map:generate
> src=""/>
>  <map:serialize type="xml"/>
> Where shoul I put my authentication token???

Have you tried:
<map:generate src=""/> ?

If this token is a secret piece of information it's probably not a good idea to put it directly
sitemap, though.

Grzegorz Kossakowski
Committer and PMC Member of Apache Cocoon

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