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@@ -4,10 +4,16 @@ Aegis is an authorization solution for Ruby on Rails that supports roles and a R
4 4 permission rules. Getting started with Aegis is easy and requires very little integration. As your authorization
5 5 requirements become more complex, Aegis will grow with you.
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7   -Note that the author of this gem has created another authorization solution
8   -called {Consul}[https://github.com/makandra/consul]. Consul has a very different
9   -approach than Aegis. You might want to compare both solutions and see how they
10   -fit your requirements.
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  8 +== End of life notice!
  9 +
  10 +The authors of this gem have moved on to create {Consul}[https://github.com/makandra/consul], our next-gen
  11 +authorization solution. While Aegis remains a stable solution for Rails 2, this gem is not being developed further.
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  13 +If you are looking for Rails 3+ support you might want to browse through {forks of Aegis}[https://github.com/bitcababy/aegis/network].
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  15 +If you are interested in taking over future maintenance of Aegis, write to henning.koch@makandra.de regarding transfer
  16 +of gem ownership. Please attach links to work you did on Aegis in a fork, so we can know you are serious about this.
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13 19 == Getting started
@@ -85,9 +91,9 @@ In Rails 3, add the following to your <tt>Gemfile</tt>:
85 91 gem 'aegis'
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88   -== Rails 3 compatibility
  94 +== Compatibility
89 95
90   -We cannot guarantee Rails 3 compatibility at this point, but we will upgrade the gem when Rails 3 is released.
  96 +Aegis was tested in Rails 2 only. If you are looking for Rails 3+ support you might want to browse through {forks of Aegis}[https://github.com/bitcababy/aegis/network].
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93 99 == Credits

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