[OSM-talk] User diary enhancements, subscriptions, Facebook/Twitter integration

Matt Amos zerebubuth at gmail.com
Mon May 9 12:02:27 BST 2011

On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 12:51 AM, Samat K Jain <lists at samat.org> wrote:
> On Saturday, May 07, 2011 08:26:28 AM Kai Krueger wrote:
>> Yes, there is a fully functional OpenID implementation.
>> http://openid.dev.openstreetmap.org/
>> However, it currently doesn't seem to have the political support necessary
>> to get it merged. But perhaps if enough people express their interest this
>> might change.
> What exactly do OpenID supporters need to do to express the requisite political support?
> The last thread on OpenID was one I started back in February:
>  http://gis.638310.n2.nabble.com/OpenID-for-OpenStreetMap-td6010177.html
> This thread is repeating arguments already made…

as in the thread that you refer to:

On Feb 10, 2011; 9:15am, TomH wrote:
> Because there are a few outstanding issues with the implementation (yes,
> we have an implementation) that we need to resolve first.
> Actually, they're mostly not with the implementation but with the fact
> that the unit tests are currently broken on that branch. I know how to
> fix that now, but I haven't had time to do it.

this is not a matter of political support, but a matter of fixing the
broken unit tests for OpenID support. however, it seems that no-one
really wants OpenID support enough to spend the time to fix them.

i'm sure if you asked TomH nicely, he'll explain in more detail what
needs to be done, if anyone feels like getting their hands dirty.



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