non-CMS based Open ID?

Chris Chiasson chris at
Mon Mar 20 08:24:52 UTC 2006

The comments would go on Live Journal, not my site. I think this means
I would only need OpenID server, not consumer.

On 3/20/06, Martin Atkins <mart at> wrote:
> Chris Chiasson wrote:
> > Assume someone has his or her own GNU/Linux server containing a
> > website where pages are built from XML source using a makefile. This
> > person does not really want another content management system. In your
> > opinion, what would be a good way for this person to set up and use
> > Open ID on his or her own server to post comments on, for example,
> > Live Journal?
> > Thank you for your time,
> >
> You would need some kind of dynamic content to handle the OpenID auth
> and to later alter your XML to include the comment and regenerate the
> HTML. I assume you must already have some kind of script for accepting
> comments, no?
> There are several good libraries for implementing an OpenID consumer.
> The PHP one was so easy I had an OpenID consumer up and running in about
> 15 minutes. (though sadly I can't share the code because it's owned by
> my employer.)


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