in reply to Re: Re: mod_perl web app design considerations
in thread mod_perl web app design considerations
Here I am :)
Chapter 6 from Eagle Book describes
what you need:
In this chapter, we step back to an earlier phase of the
HTTP transaction, one in which Apache attempts to determine
the identity of the person at the other end of the connection,
and whether he or she is authorized to access the resource.
Apache's APIs for authentication and authorization are
straightforward yet powerful. You can implement simple
password-based checking in just a few lines of code.
With somewhat more effort, you can implement more
sophisticated authentication systems, such as ones based on
You can find a copy of this chapter
mod_perl Developer's Cookbook
provides some other examples on the same subject.
I understand your point about deadlines, I was talking
about theory, real life is another story ;-)
Good luck for your project. Ciao, Valerio