Jakarta Security 4.0

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Deliver a small amount of new features, including a fundemental change to how authentication mechanisms are being called by the container:

  • Basic API (handler) for Multiple authentication mechanisms
  • Qualifiers for build-in authentication mechanisms
  • In-memory identity store

The following changes may effect compatibility with previous releases:

Remove references to the SecurityManager (as listed here: https://github.com/search?q=repo%3Ajakartaee%2Fsecurity%20SecurityManager&type=code)

Build-in authentication mechanisms now have a qualifier by default, whereas before they were unqualified