[wp-hackers] GSoC 2009 Ideas: Open ID integration with Wordpress & Template Versioning

Eric Marden wp at xentek.net
Tue Mar 31 17:12:21 GMT 2009

On Mar 31, 2009, at 3:03 AM, scribu wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 9:53 PM, Eric Marden <wp at xentek.net> wrote:
>> WordPress.com is already an OpenID provider, and has been for quite
>>> some time: http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2007/03/06/openid/
>> And yet you still can't login to WP.com with OpenID...
> Of course not: You can't use OpenID to login to the OpenID provider  
> itself.

I don't use the OpenID provided by wordpress.com (since I only use it  
for Akismet/Stats API Keys anyway and don't have a blog URL with the  
service). But this goes back to my point that there are a ton of  
providers but rarely any consumers.

- Eric Marden

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