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From Emmanuel Venisse <>
Subject Re: Security in Continuum
Date Thu, 12 Jan 2006 22:25:11 GMT

David Blevins a écrit :
> On Jan 11, 2006, at 10:13 AM, Emmanuel Venisse wrote:
>> Hi,
>> In 1.1, we have decided to rework all security features.
>> I tried to use osuser but this framework is crappy :
> [...]
>> I looked at seraph too. This project seems to be interesting, it's  
>> used by confluence and jira. It seems we have all we need in it but  
>> it require to be used in a web app environment, so i think we can't  
>> use it if we want to use security framework in a standalone app in  
>> future.
> Interesting, if you look at the dependencies for seraph, it's clearly  
> using osuser.
>   -

osuser is use only for the DefaultAuthenticator, if you don't use it, you don't need osuser.

> Wonder if "writing our own" option couldn't mean writing our own  
> wrapper for osuser.

not exactly. osuser would can be supported by a provider of our own. But if we decide to write
it must be extensible with providers like other framework(osuser, seraph...) and ldap, jaas...


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