[thelist] [OT] OpenID

Jack Timmons jorachim at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 21:32:50 CDT 2009

> > Give me something that acts more like Gravatar, in which I, as a user,
> only
> > have to provide my email address. I'm always surprised to see my avatar
> pop
> > up on sites that use it. It's a good thing.
> Unfortunately, as a general concept that conflates the concepts of Identity
> and Authenticator - and that's generally a very bad idea.
> http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc512578.aspx
> You'd still need to have the ability to authenticate to Gravator, and then
> also to the actual website where the your submitting your email address. So,
> still two identities to maintain.
> Cheers
> Ken

As I admitted previously, that was a horrible idea, and I still hold fast on
the amount of time I had awake as fault for it.

-Jack Timmons
Twitter: @codeacula

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