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Re: [libreoffice-website] OpenID


All stuff the Big D has either built in or a relatively good module for
(facebook connect)

On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 4:51 PM, Benjamin Horst <bhorst@mac.com> wrote:

>
> On Oct 11, 2010, at 4:22 PM, Per Eriksson wrote:
> > Some of the pros of OpenID are:
> >
> > * No need to register additional accounts. Only the need to apply rights
> to accounts in enabled systems.
> > * Saves time for the user.
> > * Can be reused by the user for other services outside TDF.
> > * Already several implementations for open source programming languages.
> > * Well-known
> >
> > And some cons:
> >
> > * Somewhat higher security risk. On the other hand, we don't store
> financial data or something similar.
> > * If you get any problems with your account, it will affect all services.
> >
> > What do others think? Do we have other technologies to concider? Or any
> objections/additions to the list? :-)
>
> I think OpenID would be a major benefit, and I know it would be
> well-received by technical members. For the less geeky, I suggest we also
> support Facebook Connect. In addition to the single sign-on benefits, it can
> also propagate TDF activity out to members' activity streams and contacts.
> As a presentation I recently attended suggested, "marketing should be
> built-in to the product." In our case, we'd be facilitating a stream of TDF
> related news back to Facebook by the simple act of participating (with user
> approval), which means more, and more-continuous, promotion of our work.
> This is sometimes called an "amplifier effect."
>
> -Ben
>
> Benjamin Horst
> bhorst@mac.com
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References:
[libreoffice-website] OpenIDPer Eriksson <pereriksson@openoffice.org>
Re: [libreoffice-website] OpenIDFlorian Effenberger <floeff@documentfoundation.org>
Re: [libreoffice-website] OpenIDPer Eriksson <pereriksson@openoffice.org>
Re: [libreoffice-website] OpenIDBenjamin Horst <bhorst@mac.com>
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