[security-dev] PicketLink workspace proposal

Pete Muir pmuir at redhat.com
Thu Oct 4 13:25:35 EDT 2012

On 4 Oct 2012, at 08:24, Anil Saldhana wrote:

> Hi all,
>    here is what Shane and I have been discussing in the last 10 days 
> that we can come to an agreement in this thread. Please provide your 
> feedback and insights as we move forward with the PicketLink main workspace.
> Proposal:
> PicketLink main workspace will have the following modules:
> a) core :  will contain the CDI based security code that Shane has been 
> driving.

I'm still concerned about calling this core. But...

> b) idm:  will contain the idm api and impl submodules.  This is low 
> dependency JavaSE library for Identity Management functionality (CRUD of 
> users/roles/groups). This module is ultra critical to all projects.


> c) federation: will contain the core SAML (and maybe WS-Trust) code 
> without any EE container dependencies. Mainly parsing, writing and model 
> code.


> d) social: will contain social login code that allows signin using 
> facebook, google/openid, twitter.

Have you talked to Antoine @ Agorava at all here. Agorava is the social solution we will want to be promoting as part of the JBoss stack.

> Versioning:
> Last major release of PL has been with 2.1.5 
> (https://docs.jboss.org/author/display/PLINK/v2.1.5.Final)
> So definitely we can release above with 3.x


> Since we may need some container binding code with AS, Tomcat etc, we 
> have two possibilities:
> a) Create another workspace in PicketLink github organization for the 
> container binding. (My preference)


> b) Create a separate github organization that will host all the 
> container bindings, integration testing workspaces etc. We can call it 
> picketlinkbindings.
> Regards,
> Anil
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