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From Robert Newson <robert.new...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Merge in new authentication code
Date Thu, 11 Oct 2012 09:38:40 GMT
+1 also, conditional in the presence of unit tests.

Sent from the ocean floor

On 10 Oct 2012, at 20:50, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:

> +1.
>
> Do we have tickets/branches for this yet?
>
> Jan
> --
>
> On Aug 25, 2012, at 03:26 , Jason Smith <jhs@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi, developers.
>>
>> At Iris Couch, we have used two third-party CouchDB extensions for a
>> very long time. I would like to merge both of them into master. They
>> provide alternative ways to create a CouchDB user and to log in to
>> CouchDB.
>>
>> Both mechanisms use a third-party authenticator which basically tells
>> CouchDB that the person is who they say they are. Both mechanisms then
>> create a local CouchDB _users document. So you can set a .password
>> value and have both types of authentication.
>>
>> ## Mozilla Persona
>>
>> Written by Randall, used in production here for a year. This is
>> hands-down the easiest way for developers to add logins to their Couch
>> apps. See https://github.com/iriscouch/browserid_couchdb#so-simple
>>
>> ## CouchDB-XO_Auth
>>
>> Created by Ocasta, this is basically a general OAuth implementation.
>> It already works against Facebook and I am now making sure it works
>> with GitHub too. It has the same autovivication feature for
>> newly-authenticated users.
>

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