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Re: [PATCH] RA sessions should always be loaded from the same pool

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-07-28 02:39:00 CEST

Philip Martin <philip@codematters.co.uk> writes:

> The auth design generated *huge* threads on the dev list, I certainly
> gave up attempting to follow the discussion. I never really
> understood why we chose to use a hash to pass parameters.

The idea was that new auth implementations could use that hash as some
kind of type-indifferent global storehouse. In retrospect, the idea
is garbage, and has cause no small amount of annoyance for the Python
bindings which have to try to translate "potentially-unknown-C-type"
into a Python object and back again.

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Received on Thu Jul 28 08:21:27 2005

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