Status of OpenID Consumer in Bugzilla
mkanat at bugzilla.org
Fri Jul 1 19:50:53 PDT 2005
On Fri, 2005-07-01 at 16:03 -0700, Rob Lanphier wrote:
> I think you're probably right from a long-term perspective. I have some
> misgivings about using an existing field that may clash with other auth
> BZ folks, what are your thoughts on this input?
Originally having just an extern_id in Bugzilla was fine, because you
couldn't "stack" Auth modules. Since the introduction of "stacking" Auth
modules in Bugzilla 2.19, external-ids-to-profiles is a many-to-one
So yeah, external ids should have a table:
user_id, extern_id, auth_method
> > In the interests of getting a working version out quickly, though, I'd
> > accept as a short term solution just binding an OpenID identity to an
> > existing email-bound account. That way I won't have to remember my
> > password. :)
Yeah, that's also the solution that I would suggest currently. And to
present somebody the option of making an email-bound account if they
enter an unknown OpenID.
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