New submission from Forest <>:

I want to add meta-data to an authenticated user's environment, but I don't want
to perform extra database operations to do it.  Since the repoze.who spec only
allows meta-data scribbling from within IMetadataProvider, and IMetadataProvider
is separate from IAuthenticator, any meta-data that my authenticator already has
must be thrown away, and then fetched again in a meta-data provider.  This
translates into an additional database fetch which could be avoided if the two
interfaces were somehow integrated, or if IAuthenticator was allowed to provide

messages: 190
nosy: forest
priority: bug
status: unread
title: repoze.who metadata plugin interface imposes an extra data fetch

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