OAuth 2.0 implementation
ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Tue Mar 27 05:49:54 CEST 2012
Roy Smith <roy at panix.com> writes:
> In article <87haxahh51.fsf at benfinney.id.au>,
> Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> wrote:
> > As someone who uses OpenID, what can I read about why OAuth is better?
> OpenID is for people who worry about things like how OpenID is different
> from OAuth. Oauth is for people who have no idea what OAuth is and just
> want to be able to log into web sites using their Facebook account.
So, if I want to be free to choose an identity provider I trust, and
it's not Facebook or Google or Twitter or other privacy-hostile
services, how does OAuth help me do that?
What can I read for how to become an OAuth user that doesn't assume I
want a “social networking” provider involved in my identity
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