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Bug#497584: ITP: cosign -- Web single sign-on for intranets

On Tue, 2008-09-02 at 18:09 -0300, Martín Ferrari wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: "Martín Ferrari" <tincho@debian.org>
> * Package name    : cosign
>   Version         : 2.1.0rc1
>   Upstream Author : The University of Michigan
> * URL             : http://weblogin.org/
> * License         : MIT
>   Programming Lang: C
>   Description     : Web single sign-on for intranets

What's the difference between this and OpenId ?

Why the focus on intranets? 

> An open source project originally designed to provide a secure single

(s/open source// ? - implied by licence?)

> sign-on web authentication system, with support for different
> authentication backends and fault tolerance by means of replicated
> servers.
> Cosign includes an Apache module for authentication in distributed
> applications, CGI scripts tmo handle logon/logoff and a session tracking
> daemon.

Is this smartcard based or "hot-desking" via bluetooth or something?
i.e. a system that logs you off when you leave your desk and logs you
back in when you're back from lunch?


Neil Williams

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