[Twisted-web] Porting the features of nevow.guard to twisted.web.guard

Ilja Livenson ilja.livenson at gmail.com
Sat May 28 05:15:33 EDT 2011

Hi, Daniel

I'd very much support having more authN/authZ systems in web.guard.
Ideally, also some support for xacml and nfsv3 acls.


On 27 May 2011 21:47, L. Daniel Burr <ldanielburr at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi gang,
> Per a short chat with exarkun (thanks exarkun), I'm posting this to the
> list for discussion.
> A project upon which I am working requires a twisted.web service that
> allows a user to delegate authentication/authorization to a third party,
> e.g., Facebook, Twitter, et cetera.  In so doing, I've found myself
> missing nevow.guard, since web.guard currently only has out-of-the-box
> support for HTTP Auth.  I'd like to see web.guard expand to cover more
> kinds of auth, such as form-based auth or the OAuth-based solutions coming
>  from so many social graph sites.
> With this in mind, I asked exarkun about this, and he mentioned that the
> only thing he does not consider to be garbage in nevow.guard is the
> feature-set, and that I should port the features to web, discarding the
> baggage.
> I'd like to solicit the list for some guidance as to what those features
> are, or should be, and hopefully end up with a ticket describing the
> features to be implemented, which I will then attempt to implement and
> contribute to twisted.web.
> Thanks,
> Daniel
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