[OpenID] About Facebook, MySpace and OpenID

Andrew Arnott andrewarnott at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 17:00:35 UTC 2009


On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 9:53 AM, SitG Admin
<sysadmin at shadowsinthegarden.com>wrote:

>  >MySpace recently announced there support for OpenID. The idea here is
> that
> >MySpace users will be able to log in to third party sites with their
> MySpace
> >Id's. MySpace users needn't get too exited about it too soon.
> >
> >Consider this. A MySpace user would like to log in to her favorite
> shopping
> >site with her MySpace Account.
>
> In the same vein, don't be so excited about that scholarship award you
> received in the mail from a prestigious university; sure, they only give
> those out to the best and the brightest, but the pieces of paper (and
> letters after your name) earned there won't help you with *every* job. If
> you're planning to apply for one of those jobs that don't care about a
> formal education, and for the purposes of this example we're assuming that
> *every* person has no higher aspirations ;), going to school could be
> considered just a useless waste of time.
>

Shade, what are you talking about?  Are you criticizing this guy's
education?  I don't recall him calling on all his awards and recognition to
gain any respect here.  At least not in this thread.
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