Re: desktopsummit registration forces gnome users to have a kde identity

On 03/10/2011 10:03 AM, Dave Neary wrote:
> Some concerns were raised, and one potential solution suggested by one
> of the KDE admins (Jeff Mitchell) was to use OpenID or something
> similar, to allow people to authenticate with whatever service they
> already had an account for.
> This didn't get implemented, as far as I can tell, purely for lack of
> manpower.

OpenID still requires creating accounts locally on Drupal, but it
doesn't store credentials locally.

FWIW, the reason it didn't get implemented wasn't lack of manpower, it
was lack of interest. I proposed it, but do not remember others finding
it a good idea.


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