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From Simone Gianni <simo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Amber proposal
Date Tue, 27 Apr 2010 15:44:41 GMT
Hi Scott,
thanks, I've added Wookie as one of the projects that could benefit from
Amber in the wiki proposal.

Simone

2010/4/27 Scott Wilson <scott.bradley.wilson@gmail.com>

> On 27 Apr 2010, at 15:32, Simone Gianni wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> > a couple of months ago, Simone Tripodi started an Apache Lab called Amber
> > proposing an independent implementation of OAuth that could be used as a
> > library by other projects, then at the Apache Retreat in Dublin, David
> > Recordon gave a speech about OAuth v2 and Stuart Williams said he had a
> > nearly complete implementation of OAuth v1 that he wanted to contribute.
> So
> > we decided to get in touch with Simone Tripodi to contribute to the Amber
> > Lab and also to ask on the OAuth IETF mailing list if anyone was
> interested
> > in a standardized Java API/implementation for OAuth v2.
> >
> > In a few days we received many enthusiastic answers, and among them also
> > people from other Apache projects having partial or unmaintained
> > implementations of OAuth specs in their projects that are willing to
> > contribute.
> >
> > So, we decided that it was worth to file a proposal for incubation, and
> we
> > started writing one here :
> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/AmberProposal .
> >
> > As you can see, there are still many TODOs and we are waiting for some
> > confirmations, but it's probably time to have people on this list
> informed
> > and obtain some feedback and guidance on how to complete our proposal.
> >
> > Please let us know. Any comment, advice or participation is welcome.
> >
> > Simone Gianni
>
> Hi Simone,
>
> This sounds like a great idea! oAuth support is also needed by Apache
> Wookie (incubating), and a common implementation would be fantastic.
>
> I would also suggest taking a look at the approach taken by SignPost, which
> integrates nicely with commons-httpclient:
> http://code.google.com/p/oauth-signpost/
>
> Scott Wilson
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