[arch-general] Unificate login credentials in Arch's website

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Tue Aug 3 04:58:15 EDT 2010

On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 09:35, Dieter Plaetinck <dieter at plaetinck.be> wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Aug 2010 11:23:49 +0300
> jesse jaara <jesse.jaara at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2010/8/3 Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org>
>> >
>> > One way to solve it would be to add a fourth set of credentials :-)
>> > For instance OpenID.
> I never understood why there is a need for openid when there are client
> ssl certificates.  I never got why ssl client certs never took off.  But
> maybe that's just me.

Because it's a bit of a usability pain.  It works fine when the SSL
cert is tied to a client *machine*, not so well when the SSL cert is
tied to a *user*.


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