OpenID anonymous for LJ?

Martin Atkins mart at
Sat Aug 6 04:17:15 PDT 2005

Michael 'hacker' Krelin wrote:
> This is indeed a bit too lj-specific, but look, the point is not giving
> OpenID users more credibitily, it's just about separating them from
> anonymous users. And they are definitely different, otherwise what's the
> point of OpenID?

The point is that the person who commented last time is provably the
person who is commenting this time. If they make good comments you add
them to your "friends list", and they can prove that they are indeed the
person that you trusted earlier.

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