[jdev] Google Summer of Code

Sander Devrieze s.devrieze at pandora.be
Tue Jun 14 09:26:45 CDT 2005


Op dinsdag 14 juni 2005 15:59, schreef Jacek Konieczny:
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 03:43:45PM +0200, Sander Devrieze wrote:
> > I don't know what OpenID is, but the Drupal plugin makes it possible to
> > authenticate with *any* Jabber ID, on *any* public Jabber server. You can
> > test this cool feature for example on:
> > http://ejabberd.jabber.ru/
> > http://www.spreadfirefox.org/ (not 100% sure if they have it enabled)
> >
> > Instructions:
> > Put in the username box your Jabber ID (e.g. joseph at jabberes.org) and the
> > password of that account in the password box. So no separate registration
> > is needed!
>
> You call that a cool feature? Giving away credentials to one service, to
> other, unrelated?  I would understand using JID as userid and
> authenticate it via Jabber (to prove it is authentic and belongs to one
> who is to use it), but not giving my Jabber password to any other
> service not related with my Jabber server.

You should decide by yourself which sources you trust of course. But most 
people hate registering and when they do they always take the same, short and 
easy to guess password. So this feature will be very welcome for these 
people.

-- 
Mvg, Sander Devrieze.

xmpp:sander at l4l.be ( http://jabber.tk/ )
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