[geeklog-devel] GL2 Login works

Vincent Furia vfuria at gmail.com
Tue Dec 21 23:09:25 EST 2004


Slightly off topic, but do we plan to still use the
PEAR::HTTP_Session2 class(es) for session management?


On Mon, 20 Dec 2004 15:51:21 -0600, Tony Bibbs <tony at tonybibbs.com> wrote:
> Pretty soon here I will be checking in a version of Geeklog 2 which
> successfully authenticates a user.  I have taken care to factor the code
> in such a way that the means by which one manages a user account can be
> changed by simply implementing one class and changing a setting in the
> config file.
> Being that noone has looked into the code yet (hint, hint) I'll take
> this time to discuss the basic design:
> The most basic part of the account management equation is the
> Geeklog_AccountManager (in AccountManager.php).  It's job is to read the
> Account Manager it needs to create from a value in the configuration
> file ($glConf['account_manager']), and generate an instance of that
> class which is responsible for doing the work.
> All account managers must implement the Geeklog_AccountManagerInterface
> (AccountManagerInterface.php) which provides methods for creating
> accounts, deleting accounts, authenticating users and changing
> passwords.  Other method will probably be added to this interface (i.e.
> update account, etc) but I won't bother with them until we establish the
> need.
> As such, I have created default AccountManager...named
> Geeklog_DefaultAccountManager in DefaultAccountManager.php (see the
> pattern?).
> All this said, one could, for example, create a LDAPAccountManager,
> IMAPAccountManager, etc to have GL2 authenticate to any datastore.  I'd
> like to see LDAP and IMAP bundled in with GL2 (any takers?).
> So, have a look in CVS and let me know what you do/don't like about what
> I have so far.
> --Tony
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