[wp-hackers] OpenID

Denis de Bernardy denis at semiologic.com
Thu May 19 08:28:09 GMT 2005

One question that is a likely show-stopper is whether users really want to
comment by the same ID from a blog to another.


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> [mailto:wp-hackers-bounces at lists.automattic.com] On Behalf Of 
> Michael Hampton
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> Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] OpenID
> On 5/18/05, Owen Winkler <ringmaster at midnightcircus.com> wrote:
> > similar.  It doesn't seem too difficult, but I do object to 
> adding yet 
> > another field to the four-field-and-a-button comment form.  
> I think if 
> > it got to the point where it was saving users time to log 
> in this way, 
> > rather than making them jump through hoops for no great reason, it 
> > might have some advantage that could be leveraged to replace or 
> > augment the existing method.
> My understanding is that OpenID would replace three of those 
> four fields. You would, as a blog author visiting other 
> blogs, login to your own blog, paste the URI into a blog 
> you're reading, paste the blog URI you're visiting back into 
> your own blog, and you're authenticated. I am obviously 
> simplifying a lot, but this is the general idea. 
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