On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 04:20:26PM +0100, Chris Withers wrote: | >| 2. Is the above behaviour pluggable at all? | > | >Not at all. | | Should it be? Can it be without impacting on performance?
I don't think so. I would expect there's only one sane way to do it. | >| 4. What kicks off the authentication process in Zope? Something being | >| anonymously viewable or credentials being found in the request? | > | >I've been looking at BaseRequest.traverse(). Basically, it tries to | >validate REQUEST._auth, | | What does? And what does validate mean in this context? Did you read what I type? It's in BaseRequest.traverse(). Read the source, I can't summarize 100 lines of python in one sentence. | >being it set or not *wink* (when using | | Right, and that was the source of the other thread? The source of the other thread is that falling back to unauthorized smells wrong, but I can see at least one case where changing this might break existing apps. | >CookieCrumbler it's this variable is set from the cookie value) and | >that may result in a valid user or 'Anonymous User'. | | Yeah, but how does CookieCrumbler stop a basic auth box being popped to | the user when things aren't authorized? Basically it monkeypatches RESPONSE.unauthorized() and RESPONSE._unauthorized(). if not req.get('disable_cookie_login__', 0): if attempt == ATTEMPT_LOGIN or attempt == ATTEMPT_NONE \ or attempt == ATTEMPT_RESUME: # Modify the "unauthorized" response. req._hold(ResponseCleanup(resp)) resp.unauthorized = self.unauthorized resp._unauthorized = self._unauthorized -- Sidnei da Silva <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> http://awkly.org - dreamcatching :: making your dreams come true http://www.enfoldsystems.com http://plone.org/about/team#dreamcatcher Mais sujo que pau de galinheiro. _______________________________________________ Zope-Dev maillist - Zope-Dev@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope )