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Re: Good communication with upstream is good idea

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 12:15:20PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Steve Langasek wrote:
> > And even if LP accepted other openid providers, one would still have to log
> > in to LP the first time in order to configure which openid provider to use,
> > which I guess is still going to be more effort than some are interested in
> > doing. :)

> I've seen websites get openid wrong in a variety of amusing ways, but on
> reasonable implementations, you generally indicate your openid provider
> by trying your openid into the openid login box when first visiting a
> web site, and are then immediatly logged into that web site.

You first have to have some way of associating your openid login with an
account on that website.  The only way to make that initial association
would be by logging in to Launchpad using a one-time password from their
registration interface.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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