[Python-Dev] Offtopic: OpenID Providers

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Thu Sep 5 21:07:11 CEST 2013

>> On Thu, Sep 05, 2013 at 02:35:16PM -0400, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:
>>> Persona is the logical successor to OpenID.
>>   OpenID lived a short life and died a quiet death. I'm afraid Persona
>> wouldn't live even that much. Dead-born idea, in my so humble opinion.
> I don't think there's much evidence to support this. I'm seeing more sites support Persona
> not less. It solves some of the major problems with OpenID.

I was completely unaware of OpenID's demise.  Can someone point me
to/provide an explanation? I much prefer using OpenID to login to a
site than having to either come up with yet another username/password
which I will just forget, or using Facebook or similar (I don't really
trust them with my info).



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