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

Pierre Chapuis catwell at archlinux.us
Tue Aug 3 09:02:28 EDT 2010

On Tue, 3 Aug 2010 13:32:36 +0200, Dieter Plaetinck <dieter at plaetinck.be>

> Still, unified logins is a problem we're having for years. and many
> people have 1 main pc.  If browser programmers would implement a small
> and easily accessible "account manager" which uses client ssl
> certificates (and web server/application developers would make client
> ssl certificates a bit more userfriendly) then we would have a much
> better and cleaner unified login system then openid, as far as i can
> see.

The point of OpenID is that it leaves the choice of the authentication
method to the user. For instance, you could use OpenID with SSL certs
if you choose a provider like https://certifi.ca/.


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