[OpenID] An Openid User Interface Implementation

Steve Pepple steve.pepple at trustbearer.com
Tue Apr 28 20:50:51 UTC 2009


On Apr 27, 2009, at 9:05 PM, Santosh Rajan wrote:

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> stevepepple wrote:
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>> - I'd be interested to learn why you decided to use pop-up windows
>> instead of redirects.
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> Feedback from RP's has shown that they are not comfortable with  
> redirects.
> This is based OpenID UX draft specifications.
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>> - If I toggle from using 'Google Account' to 'I want to use a
>> different Account,' there is no UI for using a different account
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> Obviously it was only meant as an instruction for the user. You see  
> this in
> many other select boxes like "Select Country" etc.
>
Nothing is obvious in interfaces, though. Having the instructions  
outside the select box and options might be better. When I first  
looked at it, it read like an option, along site Google, Yahoo, and  
MyOpenID, so I was looking for an input box to enter my URI.
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>> - For integrating the login box with an existing website, it would be
>> nice to just drop in a single script, maybe a jQuery plugin, one
>> snippet of HTML, and a stylesheet. I looks as though the
>> functionality, document structure, and styling are not separate.
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> I have Open sourced this at
> http://openid.myofiz.com
> With a configuration file that allows you to do that.
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Cool.
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>> Overall, I think is an intriguing way to present an OpenID login. Did
>> you consider the JainRain select box, or other widgets, when  
>> designing
>> this one?
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> Yes I have seen all of them before I designed this one. (I think so)
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