3803Re: [decentralization] De-centralizing single sign on.
- Sep 2 12:24 AMOn Sun, 2 Sep 2001, Julian Bond wrote:
> There are a vast number of web sites that require an ID and password butThe problem with single signon is in ironing out the myriad and subtle
> which have relatively low security requirements. It would make life
> easier for users of those sites if they didn't have to retype all their
> preferences and create a new ID and password.
differences between how different sites view their list of users, and in
getting the software installed on clients.
Thankfully, there's no compelling technical reason to have a single
central database for single signon like microsoft is trying to make
happen. Whether they manage to force it remains to be seen.
"Markets can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent"
-- John Maynard Keynes
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