Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of GenericAuthorization


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05/28/2006 04:36:32 PM (9 years ago)
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jkocherhans
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small status and formatting changes

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  • GenericAuthorization

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    55== Proposal ==
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    7 As part of Google's 2006 Summer of Code, Joseph Kocherhans will be implementing a more flexible authorization system for Django. The new system should allow for ACL's, role-based systems, and Django's current model-level permissions.  {{{peak.security}}} http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/SecurityRules will be used as a basic model, but things will be made more django-like where it makes sense.
     7As part of Google's 2006 Summer of Code, Joseph Kocherhans will be implementing a more flexible authorization system for Django. The new system should allow for ACL's, role-based systems, and Django's current model-level permissions. [http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/SecurityRules peak.security] will be used as a basic model, but things will be made more django-like where it makes sense.
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    99Currently Django's authentication system is tied directly to the User model from django.contrib.auth. Also, there is no way to allow for row-level permissions. Authentication checks will be changed to use a new generic function:
     
    5555{{{has_permission}}} will be implemented as a class with a {{{register}}} method and a {{{__call__(self, user, permission, object)}}} method.
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    57 This method is similar to Philip J. Eby's [!RuleDispatch http://peak.telecommunity.com/PyCon05Talk/] and Guido van Rossum's recent work on generic/overloaded functions. See wiki:GenericAuthorization#References for examples. The plan is to start out with a really naive and simple implementation, if it works and performs reasonably it should probably be left simple.
     57This method is similar to Philip J. Eby's [http://peak.telecommunity.com/PyCon05Talk/ RuleDispatch] and Guido van Rossum's recent work on generic/overloaded functions. See [wiki:GenericAuthorization#References References] for examples. The plan is to start out with a really naive and simple implementation, if it works and performs reasonably it should probably be left simple.
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    6262Here's a simple roadmap for this project. I'll try to keep it as up to date as possible, noting changeset numbers as tasks are completed.
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    64 || Task || Status ||
    65 || Implement and test the has_permission generic function. || Not Started ||
     64|| '''Task''' || '''Status''' ||
     65|| Implement and test the has_permission generic function. || In Progress ||
    6666|| Implement a function to mimic Django's current authorization. || Not Started ||
    6767|| Update the admin system to use {{{has_permission}}} and test. || Not Started ||
    6868|| Update other views/decorators to use {{{has_permission}}} and test. || Not Started ||
    69 || Revise this page and integrate into core django docs. (Is this allowed for SoC, I'l let my mentor decide, if not, I'll just do it after SoC is over) || Not Started ||
     69|| Revise this page and integrate into core django docs. || Not Started ||
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