[OSM-dev] The future of Potlatch

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at metacarta.com
Thu May 1 23:53:10 BST 2008


On Thu, May 01, 2008 at 01:48:51PM -0700, Tom Carden wrote:
> 2008/5/1 Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org>:
> >  there would
> >  have to be a way for this outside thing to issue API requests "on
> >  behalf of" a certain user, and ideally without the user having to give
> >  away his password. I'm confident this will be solved (and give us
> >  single login for other services along the way).
> >
> 
> I was trying to stay out of this thread, but someone should really
> mention OAuth at this point.

It's on my mental list; if I do any code in this regard, it will at
least be based on knowledge of OAuth. (I've looked at it a couple times,
but not gotten any further than that yet.) 

Regards,
-- 
Christopher Schmidt
MetaCarta




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