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From "Dave Cottlehuber (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (COUCHDB-1724) Improve the user and security model
Date Wed, 27 Mar 2013 16:49:15 GMT

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Dave Cottlehuber updated COUCHDB-1724:
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    Labels: couchdb, erlang, gsoc2013, javascript rest,  (was: )
    
> Improve the user and security model
> -----------------------------------
>
>                 Key: COUCHDB-1724
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-1724
>             Project: CouchDB
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>            Reporter: Dave Cottlehuber
>              Labels: couchdb,, erlang,, gsoc2013,, javascript, rest,
>
> * Support distributed identity systems such as OpenID
> * Allow for easier external authentication
> * Finer grained authorization (instead of the binary _admin or not)
> * Instead of exposing /_users as a database, design an API to cover
> all expected operations instead.
> Fine-grained authorization would allow the ability grant read and write
> access independently, among other things. Specifically it should be possible
> to grant the ability to write but not read.

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