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From Benoit Chesneau <bchesn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [REMINDER] IRC meeting - 2013-07-24 13:00 UTC
Date Wed, 24 Jul 2013 07:14:28 GMT
On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 9:00 AM, Dirkjan Ochtman <dirkjan@ochtman.nl> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 8:27 AM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
> > Jason said some work was done by someone else (OcastaLabs), so we need
> to do
> > some legal due diligence before we can make a branch in ASF-git land.
> >
> > In the meantime, I believe this is the code:
> >
> >   https://github.com/iriscouch/browserid_couchdb
>
> I think integrating Persona support is great! I've been working with
> the Persona team, so I know a thing or two about how their stuff fits
> together. One problem with this plugin is the inclusion of a forked
> _browserid/include.js; because Persona is still in beta, it would be a
> bad idea to rely on their current implementation of the shim. Instead,
> we should always use their hosted version (at a small latency penalty,
> which only gets smaller as more sites start using Persona).
>
> Also, can someone explain to me what hooks are used for this, or how
> this fits together? I guess this is a kind of authentication handler
> that switches out HTTP auth in favor of setting a cookie after
> verifying a BrowserID assertion?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Dirkjan
>

Dirkjan,

What is the status of the spec at the moment? Can we now pass different
providers in the login?

I'm really curious about the current status, do you have any link for
dummies that could help?

- benoit

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