[OSM-talk] Taking OSM usernames and passwords on other sites (eg Freemap)

David Sheldon dave at earth.li
Wed Mar 28 12:56:35 BST 2007


On Wed, Mar 28, 2007 at 12:27:00PM +0100, Keith Sharp wrote:
> Would this not be an ideal opportunity to look at something like OpenID
> for both OSM and Freemap:
> 
> 	http://openid.net/

I don't think that will solve the problem, which is that Freemap will
need to make requests to OSM pretending to be the user. Does OpenID
support giving someone permission to be you for a short period?

David

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