[development] OpenID for the masses

James Walker walkah at walkah.net
Thu Feb 14 03:32:02 UTC 2008

On 12-Feb-08, at 8:37 PM, Derek Wright wrote:
> Sorry if this is old news to some, but I just saw this referenced  
> in the SANS security newsletter and I thought the dev list might be  
> interested:
> http://www.campustechnology.com/articles/58342
> "Google, Microsoft, IBM, VeriSign, Yahoo Join OpenID Board"
> "In a move that could help deliver single sign-on to the masses,  
> Google, Microsoft, IBM, VeriSign and Yahoo have joined a consortium  
> that backs a common federated identity specification..."

It's big news indeed for a closely related community!

Let it be known, OpenID has some serious momentum. I'm excited about  
our position within that community and look forward to keeping Drupal  
at the front of the digital identity curve :)
James Walker :: http://walkah.net/ :: xmpp:walkah at walkah.net

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