[OpenID board] Members Login broken

David Recordon david at sixapart.com
Mon Jan 26 23:42:39 UTC 2009


Adding to #3, their work estimate includes work on the existing open  
source Rails plugin to improve it so that others in the community  
don't run into these same problems.

--David

On Jan 26, 2009, at 3:30 PM, Brian Kissel wrote:

> Seems there are a couple of questions to answer with login at  
> OpenID.net:
>
> 1.       What will work the best consistently for all our existing  
> and new potential members (intuitive, reliable, inclusive, cost  
> effective, etc.).  Seems everyone is in favor anything that achieves  
> these objectives.
> 2.       How important is it that login is neutral (not favoring any  
> OP, not provided by any vendor).  There has been discussion on both  
> sides of this topic, not only for login but for the OpenID wiki  
> (currently at pbwiki), OpenID.net on Wordpress, hosting documents at  
> Google docs, etc.
> 3.       How much are we willing to spend to fix it and keep it  
> operating properly.  The current estimate that is on the table from  
> Refresh Media is that it will take $1500 to $2000 to fix the  
> original generic type in box UX to accommodate i-names and directed  
> identity.
>
> Given that there appears to be a diversity of opinion, would it be  
> worthwhile to use our polling tool to allow the membership to weigh  
> in?  If not, we can just give the green light to Refresh Media to  
> get started.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Brian
> ==============
> Brian Kissel
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> Fax: 503.296.5502
>
> From: board-bounces at openid.net [mailto:board-bounces at openid.net] On  
> Behalf Of David Fuelling
> Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2009 6:29 PM
> To: board at openid.net
> Cc: general at openid.net
> Subject: Re: [OpenID board] Members Login broken
>
> Member Login is working for me at present.
>
> Also, I vote that we keep RPX if it makes financial sense to do so.
>
> RPX works (Eddy's case as an exception), and when RPX doesn't work  
> -- there's somebody whose job it is to only worry about RPX.  Case  
> in point, if this was an RPX issue, then it wasn't an issue for very  
> long, because somebody was on top of it, and fixed it.
>
> IMHO, the foundation has other things to worry about than making  
> sure the website technology is working properly.  We should be  
> paying people to do that for core/key technology where volunteer  
> help is either too slow, or non-existent.
>
> Let's let the OpenID community members concentrate on spec-writing.
>
> My $0.02.
>
> david
> On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 12:47 AM, Eddy Nigg (StartCom Ltd.) <eddy_nigg at startcom.org 
> > wrote:
> Members Login seems to be broken again, at least for me:
>
> https://openid.net/foundation/members/members returns
>
> "There was an error looking up your OpenID"
>
> ...besides that, I thought that we are giving up on RPX once the  
> votes for the board are over. What happened with that?
> --
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>
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