simple sample CGI code?

Troy Benjegerdes hozer at
Sat May 21 13:26:27 PDT 2005

I'd like to try hacking up an OpenID server that backends to a
unix/linux system password file and/or PAM modules.

I took a quick look at the LJ example, but I was wondering if anyone has
extracted (and posted somewhere) the minimal set of code to be an
openid server that runs at something like 

and auth's urls like

For the moment, I don't care about any UI to update lists of sites that
can auth... allowed sites could be in flat text files for all I care.

Troy Benjegerdes                'da hozer'                hozer at  

Somone asked my why I work on this free (
software stuff and not get a real job. Charles Shultz had the best answer:

"Why do musicians compose symphonies and poets write poems? They do it
because life wouldn't have any meaning for them if they didn't. That's why
I draw cartoons. It's my life." -- Charles Shultz

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