[PFB] Re: Html-PHP help

Stuart Jansen sjansen at buscaluz.org
Mon Jun 19 16:01:10 MDT 2006

On Mon, 2006-06-19 at 15:38 -0600, Stephen Smith wrote:
> Does this sound more like JSP than PHP?  Could the login be securely 
> controlled by a JAVA applette rather than a scripting language, then 
> turn over control to PHP from that point forward?

It sounds like neither. You don't need a language, you need a framework.
Smart people don't write their own authentication systems, they use
authentication systems created by smarter people. Sounds like you want a
more advanced distributed (federated) single signon authentication
system. Java is more likely to already have a project that provides what
you want.

Basically, you want something like Kerberos. Or maybe OpenID.

Stuart Jansen              e-mail/jabber: sjansen at buscaluz.org
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"However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at 
the results." -- Winston Churchill
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