Has there been any rigorous discussion of why Rails doesn’t have
authentication? I’ve seen a handful of posts alleging that
varies too much” but I’m having trouble envisioning which fundamentally
distinct use-cases would prevent a single library from solving 98% of
Can anyone point to such a discussion? Failing that, I’d like to hear
various use cases which would be incompatible or messy if they were
implemented in a single library.
Being an ‘opinionated’ framework, it seems like authentication is
that would benefit from an opinion.