Forum OpenACS Development: Customizing acount registration questions in 5.0
Currently I have a fairly simple requirement: Collect a dotLRN student ID on creation of a new account.
In 4.6 and below this is simple matter of hacking the user-new series of pages.
The 5.0 authentication looks like it has the potential to be more elegant but its far more confusing. Based on the spec. (http://www.collaboraid.biz/developer/ext-auth-spec) it looks like I need to change one or more service contracts.
Lars, anyone else, any other hints before I dive in and start trying things? Some sort of customization is a very common requirement in my experience and the "best practice" should get documented somewhere.
I have just downloaded the tar.gz of the final release of Openacs 5.0 and I am studying the authentication parts.
It seems that you can define several "authentication sources" or authorities. Looks good if you need a totally different registration process/page. However, what if you would like to stick to the current registratio process but just add one or two attributes like student ID as mentioned above ? What would be the best approach ?