[wp-hackers] GSoC 2008 Proposal: Core OpenID Support
otto at ottodestruct.com
Wed Mar 19 20:34:26 GMT 2008
Some stats from the wordpress.com folks might prove enlightening,
since they became an OpenID Provider, I'd be interesting in knowing
how many of their users use it as such, how many openid hits they get,
that sort of thing.
On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 11:51 AM, Charles <lists07 at wiltgen.net> wrote:
> > And I don't buy the argument that if there was more OpenID support,
> > there'd be more OpenID users.
> There would obviously be at least one more, so the question would be "how
> many" (assuming that's somehow a metric).
> -- Charles
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> I'm with Lloyd on this one. OpenID is clumsy to work with, does not
> have sufficient user uptake, and is just as much work or more to get
> a site registered with your Identity provider. And I don't buy the
> argument that if there was more OpenID support, there'd be more
> OpenID users.
> For those that find OpenID useful, let them be served by the plugins.
> For everyone else, we'll stick to our login form.
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