Authentication (Re: Feature polls...)
sgillies at FRII.COM
Sun Jan 15 12:23:55 EST 2006
mod_rewrite allows us to match and even rewrite the query string.
This means you could rewrite a request for layer_a to a URL that
I think it's madness to reinvent the auth wheel. A CGI program should
be dumb, and rely on the webserver in this matter.
On Jan 14, 2006, at 6:04 AM, Bart van den Eijnden (OSGIS) wrote:
> Hi Sean,
> for authentication I agree with you, but for authorisation we
> really need a way to assign certain map layers to users/groups
> without duplicating map files.
> Best regards,
> Sean Gillies wrote:
>> I don't see any need to implement authentication. Just use an
>> existing Apache (or if you must, IIS) module. A combination of
>> mod_auth and mod_rewrite ought to make almost anything possible
>> or impossible.
>> On Jan 13, 2006, at 4:38 PM, Steve Lime wrote:
>>> Yes, and simple authentication support should be there too.
>>> There's a =
>>> well thought out bug for that one...
>>> Too little time.
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