[OpenID board] Unable to authenticate, therefore unable to nominate myself

David Recordon recordond at gmail.com
Tue Nov 30 04:09:11 UTC 2010


And there are nearly a dozen people who got their nominations in on time...


On Nov 29, 2010, at 8:00 PM, Mike Jones <Michael.Jones at microsoft.com> wrote:

> I’ve been trying to stay out of this because I’m a candidate but in the interest of clarity, mostly as a past election committee chair, I’m going to communicate only facts and then entirely recurse myself from any involvement in decisions made by the foundation based upon those facts.  As the past elections committee chair for the previous two elections, upon which this year’s election’s procedures were based, I do have some authoritative knowledge of the facts below.
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> Don’s election announcement sent to the OpenID general list on November 9th with the subject line “OIDF Board Election Announcement” contained the following text:
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> Nominations open:  Monday, November 15
> Nominations close:  Monday, November 29
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> Times for all dates are Noon, U.S. Pacific Time.
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> Thus, for this election, nominations opened at Noon Pacific Time on Monday, November 15th and closed at Noon Pacific Time on Monday, November 29th.  The election tool enforces the dates and times entered.  The Noon Pacific time starting and ending times were used for the 2008 and 2009 elections as well.
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> From: openid-board-bounces at lists.openid.net [mailto:openid-board-bounces at lists.openid.net] On Behalf Of Joseph Smarr
> Sent: Monday, November 29, 2010 7:40 PM
> To: openid-board at lists.openid.net
> Cc: OpenID Board (public)
> Subject: Re: [OpenID board] Unable to authenticate, therefore unable to nominate myself
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> I was planning to nominate myself for the board tonight (was busy with family over the weekend), but the UI to nominate myself has gone away. I thought today (11/29) was the last day to nominate myself. Is that GMT or something weird? Or was it "11/29" meaning "11/28 11:59p"? 
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> I'd really like to nominate myself, and I don't think blocking that on a poorly communicated technicality is in the best interest of the foundation. :) Can somebody fix things and/or let me know how nominate myself?
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> Thanks, js
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> On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 5:58 PM, Chris Messina <chris.messina at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 5:10 PM, John Bradley <ve7jtb at ve7jtb.com> wrote:
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> I seem to recall that the web site is using UTC for running ballots etc.   I suppose that we had to pick a timezone and that is as good as any.
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> Though it would be a problem if you leave things to less than 8h to the deadline by west coast time.
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> I am concerned about Chris not being able to get in.   I didn't have a problem,  but I am not using a delegated openID.
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> I will see if I can replicate the problem.  
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> Chris, did this just start,  or haven't you logged in for a while?
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> This started recently — and I may have had problems before which were addressed. I'm guessing it has to do with RPX's approach to discovering delegation on my site. 
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> Here's a screencast of my experience:
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> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/18443/openid-fail.mov
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> FWIW, I'm able to login to disqus.net using my OpenID (factoryjoe.com) without issue.
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> On 2010-11-29, at 7:34 PM, Dick Hardt wrote:
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> I just logged onto the site to self nominate, and I don't see the button/link there anymore. It is still the 11/29th is it not?
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> btw: I was able to login fine
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> -- Dick
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> From: openid-board-bounces at lists.openid.net [mailto:openid-board-bounces at lists.openid.net] On Behalf Of Chris Messina
> Sent: Monday, November 29, 2010 3:52 PM
> To: OpenID Board (public)
> Subject: [OpenID board] Unable to authenticate, therefore unable to nominate myself
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> I've been trying to authenticate on the foundation member site for the past two days and have had no luck. I've been in touch with both Janrain and Darin from Refresh to no avail. If I'm not the only one unable to authenticate with my delegated OpenID, I wonder who else has been unable to self-nominate themselves for the election?
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> This seems like a serious issue with our election proceedings.
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> Advise?
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> Chris
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