[wp-hackers] OT: Contacting Gravatar, OpenID integration

Will Norris will at willnorris.com
Wed Feb 25 23:37:13 GMT 2009

this is definitely on their radar.  I don't know if it's actively  
under development or not, but I've talked with Automattic employees in  
the past about it.  It seems like something they are certainly open to  
investigating, I just don't know where it ranks on the priority list.

(author of WordPress OpenID plugin)

On Feb 22, 2009, at 3:28 PM, Alex Hempton-Smith wrote:

> Hi all,
> I know this won't be the right place to contact Automattic regarding  
> the
> Gravatar, but I'm not sure where to turn. I'd like to contact them  
> regarding
> OpenID integration [1], but there's no contact page on the Gravatar
> website. Should I use the contact form on the Automattic site?
> Seeing as there's lots of Automattic employees here, I thought  
> somebody
> could push me in the right direction!
> Many thanks,
> Alex
> [1] Namely, the possibility of having a system implemented that  
> allowed
> users to assign an OpenID URL to their account, exactly the same as  
> email
> addresses currently are, and then being able to reference that in a  
> Gravatar
> URL using an MD5'd OpenID URL instead of an email address. Many,  
> many people
> have been crying out for this on the Get Satisfaction forums, so I  
> said I
> would contact Automattic about it.
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