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Re: Fwd: wwwhisper project announcement (#ACL & https://login.persona.org)

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2012 19:18:00 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhKVe4zY-prBsr-8LGq-4+hajfW_0y5X+7uX=mncpKHi3A@mail.gmail.com>
To: elf Pavlik <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>
Cc: public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>, Jan Wrobel <wrr@mixedbit.org>
On 10 August 2012 17:12, elf Pavlik <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org> wrote:

> Excerpts from Kingsley Idehen's message of 2012-08-10 14:11:05 +0000:
> > On 8/9/12 5:25 PM, elf Pavlik wrote:
> > > --- Begin forwarded message from Jan Wrobel ---
> > > From: Jan Wrobel <wrr@mixedbit.org>
> > > To: dev-identity <dev-identity@lists.mozilla.org>
> > > Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2012 19:18:30 +0000
> > > Subject: wwwhisper project announcement
> > >
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > wwwhisper is a generic access control layer for nginx HTTP server that
> > > uses Mozilla Persona to authenticate users. The system is application
> > > independent. It can be used for anything served by nginx - dynamic
> > > content, static files, content generated by back-end servers. No
> > > support from applications or back-ends is needed.
> > >
> > > More details can be found here:
> > > https://github.com/wrr/wwwhisper
> > >
> > > This is the first release. Any feedback, contribution or questions are
> > > very welcome!
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Jan
> > > --- End forwarded message ---
> > >
> > >
> >
> > Does this support WebID based ACLs so that one can write sophisticated
> > access policies etc?
> AFAIK it works with *Mozilla Persona* (former: BrowserID), maybe Jan (in
> cc who have posted original announcement) can tell us his perspective on
> WebID in context of this project? Many people still haven't even hear about
> WebID :D
>
> It looks like it may take a while before Nginx starts playing along with
> WebID at all, thread which I have linked to in WebID group,l where mk.fg
> have proposed a patch, has last comment 22 days ago :(
>

Going to be awesome when this bug gets cleared up ...

BTW the app builder template that i wrote a while back works with browserid
as well as webid, tho i should probably update the code and switch to
bootstrap 2.0 http://appbuilder.data.fm/


>
> ☮ elf Pavlik ☮
>
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