[Twisted-Python] Five Crazy Ideas to Start Your Week

Bruce Mitchener bruce at cubik.org
Wed Oct 9 15:21:19 EDT 2002

Glyph Lefkowitz wrote:
 > On Wed, 9 Oct 2002 15:35:26 +1000, Andrew Bennetts
 >   <andrew-twisted at puzzling.org> wrote:
 >>Your reason is presumably because the username/password is
 >>determined by the service, not the host -- but this is also
 >>the case for HTTP.  Some paths may require authentication,
 >>some may require none.
 > Not "*the* service", but "a service".  In HTTP, you authenticate
 > with the server, because some URLs may be in managed "realms".
 > In PB, some objects may require authentication to access.  This
 > means that you might have to authenticate multiple times in the
 > same URL.  I know that my suggestion for URLs violates the
 > accepted "standard" in some ways, but that's because PB doesn't
 > consider "server" to be a useful level of abstraction. Everything
 > is about objects.

So, have you looked at DNS Service Discovery at all and how that should 
fit in with PB?


  - Bruce

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