OpenID anonymous for LJ?

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at
Mon Aug 8 20:25:17 PDT 2005

I wrote both paragraphs there.  Are either them of them inconsistent with
each other?  I'm trying to say things in different ways so people are more
likely to understand.

On Mon, 8 Aug 2005, Evan Martin wrote:

> On 8/5/05, Brad Fitzpatrick <brad at> wrote:
> > If you walk down the street and somebody shows you their drivers license
> > and says, "Hey, I'm Bob, and here's my proof", what does that really mean?
> > Will you invite them over to dinner?  Let them babysit your 13 year old
> > daughter?  Hell no... all they did is prove who they are.  You don't trust
> > them yet.  Maybe after you build a relationship you can start to trust
> > them.
> "What about trust?
> This is *not* a trust system. Trust requires identity first."

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