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From Angela Schreiber <anch...@day.com>
Subject Re: Session.impersonate vs Credentials
Date Fri, 16 Mar 2007 15:01:41 GMT
Stefan Guggisberg wrote:
> On 3/14/07, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:

>> - is this a TODO? (the code in JCR2SPI's SessionImpl seems to indicate
>> that...) - if it is, should we define an extension to SimpleCredentials
>> that can hold the required information, so that we don't rely on a
>> specific impl class?

> since we've left the specifics of the 'impersonate' mechanism up to the
> implementation we don't know what is required to identify an impersonating
> session. an extension to SimpleCredentials would therefore not help since
> it implies username/password credentials.

based on this 'impersonating' has simply be added to the SPI
(RepositoryService), since the jcr2spi is obviously not able to
know how a particular implementation handles the impersonation.

bref, shouldn't be an issue any more


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