[Catalog-sig] OpenID

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sat Aug 29 20:45:28 CEST 2009

>> When asked in an OpenID login box, you *don't* enter
>> "https://launchpad.net/~gary" anymore. Instead, you just enter
>> "https://launchpad.net" (or click on the Launchpad icon). The OpenID
>> machinery will then steer you through the login process. You may have
>> to confirm that you want to login into PyPI (*), but you won't have to
>> tell anywhere explicitly that you are gary - assuming you had logged
>> into Launchpad before.
>> This much improved user experience is the key feature of OpenID 2.0.
>> Regards,
>> Martin
>> (*) if you had confirmed this before, you may get logged in
>> immediately after clicking the Launchpad icon.
> Ah gotcha.  Thank you very much for the explanation.
> If you encounter any problems with using Launchpad for this, I would
> appreciate it if you let me know.  There's a reasonable chance I'd be
> able to help arrange a resolution.

As I said before: yes, I did encounter problems - it isn't supported
at all, AFAICT. The reference https://launchpad.net was theoretical -
launchpad doesn't appear to support OpenID 2.0.


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