[Distutils] Google Auth is broken for PyPI

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Tue Feb 10 19:00:45 CET 2015

On 02/10/2015 09:33 AM, Donald Stufft wrote:
> In a slightly hypocritical view point, I actually think that at some point we
> should get something like id.python.org which is an IdP and switch all of the
> *.python.org sites to authenticate against that instead of keeping local
> user accounts.

I don't think this is hyprocritical at all, because --

> [...] it still keeps authentication within our (PSF/Python/whatever)'s
> control.

And implementing our own global login system is vastly different from relying on XYZ's authentication services.

And, yes, it would be nice to have (and, no, I'm not voluteering ;) .


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