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From Richard Wallace <>
Subject Re: [janus] New name
Date Wed, 05 Jan 2005 21:58:05 GMT
Tencé, Vincent wrote:
>>On Wednesday 05 January 2005 14:19, Noel J. Bergman wrote:
>>>Is it sufficiently generic?  Security has all sorts of 
>>connotations.  Is
>>>Janus specifically an AAA framework?
>>I agree that Security Framework could mean anything from 
>>encryption to AAA to 
>>security access system in buildings and more.
>>triple-ay seems more reasonable.
> I agree that Security is maybe too generic, but it generally refers to
> Authentication and Authorization Services in the Java Server world. The
> feedback I had from AAA is that nobody knows what it means, it's rather
> cryptic. In that respect, I'd rather include Security in the name, or
> explicitly Authentication and Authorization. 
> So I would favor:
> 1. Apache Security Framework
> or
> 2. Apache Authentication and Authorization Framework

Either one would work for me, but I like Apache Authentication and 
Authorization Framework.  It's still AAA Framework for short which is a 
nice side effect =P and better than the alternative ASF (which I believe 
is taken by someone... heh).


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