The fourth player
brad at danga.com
Tue Jun 28 20:34:16 PDT 2005
On Tue, 28 Jun 2005, Martin Atkins wrote:
> Brad Fitzpatrick wrote:
> > Preaching the choir, mate. :-)
> > Or do you propose some new wording for the openid website to warn people
> > of this? It seems most people with domains have already done the delegate
> > thing, judging by the dozens of comments I've gotten using OpenID.
> Yeah, I was basically saying that it would be a good idea to describe
> this somewhere on the website. Not right on the front page, certainly,
> but perhaps somewhere there can be a reasonably nongeek-friendly rundown
> of what role all of the players play and the options a person has for
> choosing an ID provider, server etc. including the things they should
> bear in mind when choosing.
"The main advantage of this is that you can keep an OpenID identity over
many years, even as services come and go. You just keep changing who
you use for your OpenID server, or maybe even run your own."
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