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From Noah Slater <nsla...@tumbolia.org>
Subject Re: Merge in new authentication code
Date Thu, 11 Oct 2012 09:41:29 GMT
+1 with tests

On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 10:38 AM, Robert Newson <robert.newson@gmail.com>wrote:

> +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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