[wp-hackers] GSoC 2008 Proposal: Core OpenID Support

Charles lists07 at wiltgen.net
Wed Mar 19 17:41:03 GMT 2008

> What does OpenID specifically bring to the table for WordPress?

As you said, the goal should be to improve the experience of the WordPress

For a good normal-user perspective, I recommend reading "Why OpenID" at
<http://openid.yahoo.com/>.  For many "normal" users, ID management is an
onerous, persistent and frustrating problem that the WP developer community
can either be proactive about or not.
Whether it's a plug-in or not doesn't seem as relevant as whether it's
part-and-parcel of WP or not.

-- Charles

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