[wp-hackers] Development for 2.next

Scott johnson fuzzygroup at gmail.com
Fri Feb 3 06:43:10 GMT 2006

Don't forget there's also the approach Drupal used which was a cross Drupal
site login system (plus authenticating against IM systems).  This to me was
always the spiffiest part of Drupal.  But, honestly, I love anything  Brad
Fitz does (he's behind OpenID).

But, serious, login, which is something us real geeks take for granted is a
huge end user problem that we tend to ignore and addressing it even slightly
would be outstanding.  I know at my last gig (and at other points in my
career) login issues were always the biggest or 2nd biggest point of


On 2/3/06, Jason S. <jason at zenenet.com> wrote:
> Owen Winkler wrote:
> > * OpenID.
> Yes, seriously.  I would also go as far as to say WP should use YADIS to
> declare that we support OpenID and not any of the other technologies
> (yet?).
> There's a few new technologies (SXIP, IIRC, was one of the big names)
> jumping on the YADIS bandwagon.
> Again, this isn't something that needs to be in core (though it'd be
> nice! :D)... but an official, well-working Global Login System built on
> OpenID would rock.
> P.S. Supporting OpenID comments instantly gives you a participant base
> of every up to date journal site (LiveJournal, of course, being the
> people in the lead as far as developing the software, DeadJournal, and
> probably GreatestJournl and a few others).
> P.P.S. wp.com ;-D
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