On 23.7.2014 11:14, Petr Spacek wrote:
I have noticed that Fedora is heavily using project FedOAuth:
Federated Open Authentication
"FedOAuth is a provider for federated authentication mechanisms with a modular
It sounds somewhat similar to our Ipsilon project and it is also written in
Maybe it would be beneficial to somehow cooperate ...
There is silence like in a grave so I have tried to contact FedOAuth people in
And I have got a reply!
> It seems that FedOAuth and Ipsilon projects are somehow similar. Maybe it
would be beneficial to cooperate and possibly share some code.
Hi, this would certainly be interesting.
I've got SAML, OpenID, OpenID Connect and Persona providers currently, and for
backends I currently have the Fedora Account System, a preconfigured user,
LDAP, kerberos and a database-backed module.
What was your exact idea for collaboration?
From this text, it seems that FedOAuth is light years away (more mature) than
Ipsilon - and FedOAuth is actually used in production now (by Fedora
So the inevitable questions are:
- What can Ipsilon do and what can't be done with FedOAuth?
- Can we simply add missing features to FedOAuth?
- Is it worth to spend more time on Ipsilon?
Sorry Simo, this is not a meant as personal attack! :-)
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