[Openstack] Authn Authz Proposal

Andy Smith andyster at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 00:05:49 UTC 2011

Oh, the merge proposal is at

On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 6:04 PM, Andy Smith <andyster at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 3:42 PM, Zed A. Shaw <zedshaw at zedshaw.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 03, 2011 at 12:03:28PM -0800, Vishvananda Ishaya wrote:
>> > There have been numerous mailing list discussions about common auth
>> methods.  I feel like we end up devolving into theoretical discussions at
>> some point, and I find it hard to evaluate different approaches without
>> example code.  Termie, Jesse, Paul Voccio, and I had a discussion in person
>> the other day about a possible common implementation for auth.
>> > ...
>> > We decided to go ahead and implement a prototype.  Furhter information
>> available here:
>> >
>> That's what I'm talking about.  Code wins.
>> Alright, I want to help with this.  What do you guys need next?  How do
>> I get in on it?  When's your next meeting about it?  Can we hack on it
>> at PyCon?
> I think we've got the initial code covered but code review help to clean up
> some rough edges for the initial bits, and then I think there are a ton of
> things to improve upon and a lot of places to start integrating the authz
> portions into the system.
> I think we'd also love to experiment with some signed-request options
> rather than just a bearer token, though I think we've got good traction on
> the first pass so I just want to get it into trunk and start from there :)
> --andy
>> --
>> Zed A. Shaw
>> http://zedshaw.com/
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