[OAUTH-WG] OAuth 2.0 and Access Control Lists (ACL)

Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> Sun, 18 December 2011 17:05 UTC

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Subject: [OAUTH-WG] OAuth 2.0 and Access Control Lists (ACL)
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Quick question.  I was wondering if OAuth 2.0 can work with access
control lists.

For example there is a protected resource (e.g. a photo), and I want
to set it up so that a two or more users (for example a group of
friends) U1, U2 ... Un will be able to access it after authenticating.

Is this kind of flow possibly with OAuth 2.0, and if so whose
responsibility is it to maintain the list of agents than can access
the resource?