Fwd: [development] OpenID

Zack Rosen zack at civicspacelabs.org
Mon Jul 31 06:50:52 UTC 2006

FYI.  Dries is lead of the Drupal project (drupal.org).


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> From: Dries Buytaert <dries.buytaert at gmail.com>
> Date: July 30, 2006 11:23:06 PM PDT
> To: development at drupal.org
> Subject: [development] OpenID
> Reply-To: development at drupal.org
> Hello world,
> take a look at http://iwantmyopenid.org/.
> "Soon we will be granting $5,000 USD directly to ten open-source  
> projects that successfully implement OpenID."
> I talked to Scott Kveten (CEO of Janrain) and Corey Shields (OSL)  
> and they would be willing to wire the $5,000 USD directly to OSL so  
> they can buy us an additional machine, something which we might  
> need in the near future.
> I think this makes for a good opportunity to implement OpenID into  
> Drupal core, and to get rid of our own distributed authentication  
> framework.  We talked about this earlier, and I believe there was a  
> consensus about the fact we should adopt a standard.
> I believe that OpenID is they way to go so even without a bounty it  
> would be of "strategic importance".
> Thoughts?
> --
> Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

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