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

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Tue Jan 3 09:24:20 EST 2012

On 27 May 2011, 06:47 pm, 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 
>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 
>from so many social graph sites.
>With this in mind, I asked exarkun about this, and he mentioned that 
>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
>I'd like to solicit the list for some guidance as to what those 
>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.

Hiya Daniel,

This didn't generate as much discussion as I hoped. :)  However, I think 
you went ahead and started a project - txsomethingsomething?  How is 
that working out?


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