OpenID anonymous for LJ?

Michael 'hacker' Krelin hacker at
Sat Aug 6 04:28:54 PDT 2005

On Sat, Aug 06, 2005 at 12:17:15PM +0100, Martin Atkins wrote:
> 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.

Doesn't that imply treating OpenID users differently from anonymous
ones? Or is there something in my paragraph above that you object?


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