[web-devel] [Yesod] Split up authenticate and yesod-auth?

Felipe Almeida Lessa felipe.lessa at gmail.com
Thu Jan 19 11:34:00 CET 2012

On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 3:53 AM, Michael Snoyman <michael at snoyman.com> wrote:
> So the question is: how should future development continue? I see three
> choices:
> 1. Continue as-is. New modules can be added to these two packages, and I'll
> just route inquiries to the appropriate person. One minor change I'll insist
> on here is that authors specify in the module docs who the maintainer is,
> and I'll add them as contributors on Github.
> 2. No new modules will be accepted into these packages, they'll need to go
> into their own packages.
> 3. Even existing modules for which I'm not really the maintainer will be
> split off into their own packages.
> For options (2) and (3), we can update the docs for authenticate and
> yesod-auth to point to external packages that provide additional auth
> backends.

I don't have any strong opinions, but I'd say (3).  Note that
yesod-auth could become a "meta"-package like the yesod package



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