[Python-Dev] Offtopic: OpenID Providers

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Tue Sep 10 17:08:20 CEST 2013

Why do several posts in this thread have an Unsubscribe link that tries to
unsubscribe me from the list? (I saw one by Glen, and another one by Donald

(Come to think of it, what's the point of having an Unbub link in ever
message that goes out?)

On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 12:21 AM, Glenn Linderman <v+python at g.nevcal.com>wrote:

>  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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