[Python-Dev] Porting Ideas

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Fri Dec 3 03:20:19 CET 2010

"Martin v. Löwis" writes:
 > > Aside: how does one log into the Cheeseshop with your Launchpad OpenID?  When
 > > I try to do it I end up on a "Manual user registration" page.  I fill out the
 > > username with what I think my PyPI user name is, and add my python.org email
 > > address, but then it tells me 'barry' is already taken.  Do I need some kind
 > > of back door linking of my lp openid and my pypi user id?
 > Since the "barry" account already exists, you first need to log into
 > that (likely using a password). You can then claim the LP OpenID as
 > being associated with that account, and use LP in the future.

It would be nice if the UI told users that, and offered an opportunity
to log in.

Better yet would be a option for an OpenID to claim a user name by
giving the password for it (ie, automatically on a successful login
from that page).

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