Previously Philipp von Weitershausen wrote:
> Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > Previously Florian Friesdorf wrote:
> >> Hi *,
> >>
> >> within the scope of google summer of code I am integrating zope 3's PAU 
> >> with
> >> Plone's PAS and further enable (non-AT) content objects as source for 
> >> users and
> >> groups. All functionality is developed in pure zope3, the plone 
> >> integration is
> >> happening in a separate packages.
> >>
> >> All documents describing the project, as well as links to the code can be 
> >> found
> >> here:
> >>
> >> https://chaoflow.net/projects/gsoc2008/z3membrane-ldap
> > 
> > The one thing I am missing is: why? PAS works fine and covers a lot more
> > functionality than PAU and there are more PAS plugins than PAU plugins.
> > It's also perfectly possible to use non-AT content as source for users
> > with PAS as well as tools such as b-org demonstrate.
> 
> Exactly. I don't mean to pee on anybody's parade here, but IMHO Wichert 
> is right. To be constructive, I think it'd be much more interesting to 
> investigate hooking Plone up to an external authentication mechanism 
> such as repoze.who.

Doesn't repoze already have a PAS plugin to do just that?

Wichert.

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