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Re: Implementing WebID-Authentication

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 2 May 2013 12:01:02 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhL+AU+SLy=_72xQrWN7pAdigP3Pcp-iTLiAZrpkL9RfUg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Angelo Veltens <angelo.veltens@online.de>
Cc: Joe <presbrey@csail.mit.edu>, public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>
On 2 May 2013 11:53, Angelo Veltens <angelo.veltens@online.de> wrote:

> Am 01.05.2013 17:05, schrieb Joe:
> > On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 7:10 AM, Angelo Veltens <angelo.veltens@online.de>
> wrote:
> >> I am going to implement a WebID-Authentication for my web applications
> >
> > Angelo, here's a native Apache 2 module that may help avoid
> > reinventing some parts of the wheel:
> >
> > https://github.com/linkeddata/mod_authn_webid
> >
> > It sets env[REMOTE_USER] = WebID on success, and can be configured in
> > .htaccess for ACLs and combine with other modules.
>
> Hi Joe,
>
> So I only have to get this env variable and if it is filled, the user is
> authenticated? Sounds great, I will give it a try.
>
> What makes me a bit sceptical, is that there are no automated tests and
> not much progress. Is this well tested and kept up-to-date? Which sites
> are using it?
>
> Anyway I want to understand the WebID-Authentication-Process and at
> least once implement it myself, which leads me back to my initial
> questions.
>

I use this mod on a daily basis and I've not had an issue.

It doesnt change much because it works :)


>
> Best regards,
> Angelo
>
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