[OSM-dev] OpenID - London Ruby User Group

Martin Spott Martin.Spott at mgras.net
Wed May 2 06:20:00 BST 2007

"Robert (Jamie) Munro" wrote:

> OpenID isn't a way to unify passwords across different systems. It's a
> whole new way to log in to web sites that replaces usernames and
> passwords entirely.

Yup, I know.

> I think even if we do impliment an LDAP (or just an SQL) unified
> username backend, we'd still want to impliment OpenID login in the long
> term, so why not skip the middle part.

I'm just trying to offer a robust alternative for such case that OpenID
doesn't make it for whatever reason. I don't want to persuade anyone -
finally it's your choice,

 Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who its friends are !

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