OpenID consumer support live on

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at
Tue Jun 28 20:44:13 PDT 2005

On Mon, 27 Jun 2005, Troy Benjegerdes wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 28, 2005 at 02:52:17AM +0100, Martin Atkins wrote:
> > Troy Benjegerdes wrote:
> > >
> > > Now, what's the minimal set of code I need to be able to use the
> > > Net::OpenID::Server perl module without installing a whole livejournal
> > > server? ;)
> > >
> >
> > I'm sure that now there's a very public, useful OpenID consumer
> > available it won't be long before someone writes a quick and easy
> > CGI-based OpenID server that can both drop in and be used and also serve
> > as a simple example for implementers.
> Since I'm not much of a perl hacker, I was hopeing the developers would
> include a quick-and-dirty, but tested and working sample CGI program in
> with the Net::OpenID::Server perl module. ;)
> So I guess consider this a plea for a really simple CGI... and if
> someone else writes one, please integrate it with the main ::Server
> module release.

I was going to write one, but then I realized the frickin' ugly part is
that then I have to write a "create an account" component, and a "login"
component, and a "lost password", .., and...

Perhaps just a file on disk with usernames / hashed passwords would be

Martin?  :-)

- Brad

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