[development] OpenID

Jeff Eaton jeff at viapositiva.net
Mon Jul 31 06:33:07 UTC 2006

Well -- that's OpenID *client* support. OpenID server support is a
different beast. It would be a pretty cool strategic advantage for
blogging. A number of sites (including the ubiquitous LiveJournal) allow
the use of OpenID for commenting. 


-----Original Message-----
From: Ainsley Pereira [mailto:drupaldev at pebble.org.uk] 
Sent: Monday, July 31, 2006 1:30 AM
To: development at drupal.org
Subject: Re: [development] OpenID

On Mon, Jul 31, 2006 at 08:23:06AM +0200, Dries Buytaert wrote:
> I think this makes for a good opportunity to implement OpenID into
> Drupal core, and to get rid of our own distributed authentication  
> framework.  We talked about this earlier, and I believe there was a  
> consensus about the fact we should adopt a standard.
> I believe that OpenID is they way to go so even without a bounty it
> would be of "strategic importance".

Absolutely. FWIW, my site (http://www.pebble.org.uk/) is already using
the drupal openid module, showing that this should be quite an easy $5K
for someone :)


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