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From Justin Erenkrantz <jus...@erenkrantz.com>
Subject Re: Multiple AAA providers
Date Sat, 05 Mar 2005 17:54:03 GMT
--On Friday, March 4, 2005 12:42 PM -0600 "William A. Rowe, Jr." 
<wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:

> We have a naming problem.  Provider is meaningless.

No, it's not.  It's directly from the code and API itself.  See ap_provider.h.

> Is a provider Basic, Digest?

No.  These are the auth mechanisms which *call* providers.

> Or is a provider File, DBM, LDAP?

Yes.

> If you mean the former, I'm right there with you.  However, that
> won't work on antique (2.0, even 1.3) auth modules, so my concept
> is still valid.  It should simply be replaced for httpd-2.0 with
> something clearer :)

Well, obviously, you're not with me here.  =)  -- justin

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