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From Janne Jalkanen <>
Subject Re: Thoughts on authentication changes for JSPWiki 3.0
Date Thu, 31 Jan 2008 09:40:29 GMT
> Also, the big debate we had recently about ClassUtil was related to  
> the difficulties Simon was having with ACEGI. That contributed too.  
> But it's not just that... the request-wrapping technique is pretty  
> elegant, and seems like a good way to make JSPWiki play nicely with  
> lots of things.

Yes, and it works pretty well together with AJAX as well.

> I admire the design of JAAS quite a bit -- it's modeled after PAM,  
> and is really flexible. It's only weird if you think PAM is weird  
> too. Yes, Callbacks are a little odd, but not too bad, really, once  
> you get the hang of them.

Why yes, I *do* think PAM is weird ;-)

> So, is this a 2.8 or 3.0 item?

I guess it depends on your time schedule mostly.  I think it should  
be fine on 2.8, but I'd also like to see 2.8 during this spring, and  
we're getting loads and loads of features into it...


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