[OSM-dev] OpenID Single sign on

Hakan Tandogan hakan at gurkensalat.com
Tue Apr 17 22:12:44 BST 2007

Robert (Jamie) Munro wrote:
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> I noticed on the Wiki it says the following:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Essen_Developers_Workshop/Results
>> Discussion about how to work with multiple languages in the Wiki.
>> No resolution; multiple Wikis would be nice but we'd have to find
>> a way not to force people to create accounts for each. We'll
>> investigate whether Mediawiki can be made to use existing OSM
>> accounts.
> Can we look at implementing OpenID on the wikis?
> http://svn.wikimedia.org/viewvc/mediawiki/trunk/extensions/OpenID/
> Then the problem goes away. We could also do OpenID on the rest of Open
> Street Map, and/or we could make OpenStreetMap an OpenID provider.

We played around with the idea that OSM itself could be an OpenID 
provider but Steve said that he didn't want to set up and monitor yet 
another piece of server software.

Maybe if more admins step up?


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