SSL in Yesod (was Re: [web-devel] State of yesod-auth)

Max Cantor mxcantor at
Sun Oct 3 17:10:25 CEST 2010

TLS brings up another question, what is the current state and roadmap of SSL in Yesod?


On Oct 3, 2010, at 9:28 PM, Michael Snoyman wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 12:17 PM, Max Cantor <mxcantor at> wrote:
>> Is yesod-auth ready for use in development?  the 0.0.0 version number is setting off a few alarm bells that there might be a lot of undefined/error calls sprinkled throughout the code and its mostly just type signatures.
>> If it is, I'd like to take a look at it.
> yesod-auth has a deceptively low version number: up until and
> including yesod 0.5.*, the Auth subsite is included with yesod. For
> various reasons, I've decided to start releasing it as a separate
> package. yesod-auth 0.0.0 is basically a straight rip-off from the
> yesod 0.5.1 codebase, plus the new plugin approach to authentication
> backends. Given that the main authentication code is in production use
> in a few places, I'd say that yesod-auth is stable enough to use.
> I'm currently working on adding OpenID 2 support to yesod-auth using
> the openid package[1]. To do so, I've had to take a long, circuitous
> path of creating the http-enumerator[2] package based on tls[3], but
> hopefully these efforts will benefit the community in general. I just
> got OpenID 1/2 seemless authentication working on my home system, and
> I'm going to try deploying that as the authentication method for the
> upcoming
> Of course, most of the code needed to get the built-in OpenID 2
> support isn't released yet, but depending on how things go with some
> upstream patches it can be released in the near future.
> Michael
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