[jdev] Google Summer of Code

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Tue Jun 14 11:00:13 CDT 2005

On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 03:59:45PM +0200, Jacek Konieczny wrote:
> 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.

Yes, I think there are better approaches to single sign on. But IMHO
some of the best approaches have not been released yet:




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