[wp-hackers] Should OpenID be in WP core?

Elias Torres elias at torrez.us
Thu Mar 8 23:46:17 GMT 2007

Right. The author is Alan Castonguay. I'm also volunteering to help with
the integration.


DD32 wrote:
> There are allready a few OpenID plugins,
> notably:http://verselogic.net/projects/wordpress/wordpress-openid-plugin/
> The problem it seems with that at present, is that it requires creating
> user accounts behind the scenes when a new openID user logs in.
> Idealy with openID, you dont want to create an extra account for them,
> but aparantly, your forced to due to the way WP handles users(or
> something, i cant find the reference for that right now).
> You might be better off just taking that plugin and extending/cleaning
> it up, i believe the author of that may've commented either here, or on
> trac about it sometime recently too.
> On Fri, 09 Mar 2007 10:11:16 +1100, Callum Macdonald
> <lists.automattic.com at callum-macdonald.com> wrote:
>> I guess before we get to the bundling question, it's clear that a
>> plugin is the way to go, so is there anyone interested in building a
>> plugin?
>> I'm happy to put in some time, but I'm not particularly familiar with
>> OpenID, so if anyone wants to collaborate...
>> Cheers - Callum.
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