[Python-Dev] Offtopic: OpenID Providers

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Sep 10 10:10:42 CEST 2013

Ok, can this discussion go off python-dev, please? This has been
terribly off-topic for a long time (arguably from the beginning,

Thank you


Le Tue, 10 Sep 2013 00:21:28 -0700,
Glenn Linderman <v+python at g.nevcal.com> a écrit :
> On 9/6/2013 10:22 AM, Dan Callahan wrote:
> > On 9/5/13 12:31 PM, Jesus Cea wrote:
> >> I have big hopes for Mozilla Persona, looking forward
> >> Python infrastructure support :).
> >
> > Hi, I'm the project lead on Persona signin, and I spoke at PyCon 
> > earlier this year regarding why and how Mozilla is building
> > Persona. If you'd like some more background, that video [0] is
> > worth a look.
> >
> > Let's pull this discussion up a level:
> >
> > It sounds like many people (Jesus, Donald, Toshio, Barry, Tres, 
> > Dirkjan, etc.) are interested in seeing Persona on Python.org 
> > properties, and most of the objections coming from a place of
> > "Persona hasn't gone viral, what if this is wasted effort?"
> OK, let's pull this discussion down a level: testing it out.
> So I tried to login to the crossword.thetimes.co.uk -- I used an
> email address persona had never seen, it asked me for a password, and
> sent me a confirmation message, containing a link that I clicked on.
> However, as I was reading clues and filling in blanks, I got a popup 
> that said "login failure [object Object]". And crossword told me it
> was saving locally, and to login to save to the server. And the Log
> in button stayed displayed, rather than a Log out button, which I
> assume it might get replaced with if I ever get successfully logged
> in.
> Firefox 23.0.1, Windows 7 64-bit with autoupdates. Need any other
> info? Write me privately if you want the email address I used (not
> the one I use here), or the password. I used new ones, so I can share
> for testing, and then discard them and use different ones "for real".
> If the system actually works. Hey, the video demos looked great...
> Glenn

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