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From Curt Arnold <carn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [jira] Resolved: (COUCHDB-442) Add a "view" or "format" function to process source doc on query
Date Fri, 31 Jul 2009 04:36:35 GMT

On Jul 30, 2009, at 1:55 PM, Paul Davis wrote:

...
>>
>>
>> Which upcoming patches?  Are these developments in progress or  
>> somewhere
>> down the road.   Have they been discussed on the mailing list  
>> (dates or
>> topics would be useful)?  Are there JIRA entries for them?
>>
>
> I was specifically thinking of the OAuth stuff that Jason Davies has
> been working on lately. There's also the cookie based auth. I'm not
> sure if anyone ever took up the mantle for ldap integration or not.
> But in general, there has been movement on authentication mechanisms
> lately.
>
>> It is good to avoid the case where a feature arrives fully baked in  
>> the SVN
>> without previous discussion.  It gives the community has no  
>> opportunity to
>> see if it meets their needs before it is cast in code.
>>
>
> It sure is. Jason has put his patches for OAuth up on JIRA [1]. I
> think Benoit's cookie auth has a ticket in there somewhere.
>

Had those on my radar with good intentions to review them this  
weekend.  Something about the previous message just triggered the  
thought that there might have been something else brewing.


>> I've been trying to organize info from the mailing list, JIRA  
>> entries and
>> code review into an overview of Authentication and Authorization  
>> thoughts on
>> the Wiki  It hasn't been easy getting up to speed and I'd to make  
>> things
>> easier for anyone else who is trying to catch up.
>>
>
> We greatly appreciate your help on focusing the picture on the
> auth/access work. If you're getting stumped with Google and the ML
> archives, your best bet is to hop on IRC and ask your questions. Its a
> friendly channel and there are starting to be enough regulars in all
> timezones that someone's always around.
>
> HTH,
> Paul Davis
>
> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-420

Thanks.

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