[sugar] Integration with web apps (and Moodle specifically!)
Krishna Sankar ksankar
Wed Sep 6 22:27:25 EDT 2006
Yep, OpenID looks interesting. I am a fan of Lightweight Identity specs (may be that is an oxymoron). V1.1 is more of identity than a trust fabric. Looks like the wip (2.0) will jump into the trust semantics. So may be we can implement the 2.0 and that will give us the required trust substrate.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ian Bicking [mailto:ianb at colorstudy.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2006 5:38 PM
> To: Ivan Krsti?
> Cc: Krishna Sankar (ksankar); sugar at laptop.org
> Subject: Re: [sugar] Integration with web apps (and Moodle
> Ivan Krsti? wrote:
> > Krishna Sankar (ksankar) wrote:
> >> Hopefully you are looking at Liberty Alliance, SAML and Shibboleth
> > These are, for the most part, solutions to a problem we
> don't have. As
> > I've stressed before, I see the laptops providing strong
> > authentication only in *very* constrained cases; for
> everything else,
> > there's standard authentication.
> > One thing I would like to do is eventually make use of the strong
> > authentication to the school server to integrate with OpenID, and
> > automatically offer an OpenID identity to the kids to use
> on the open
> > web as they choose. This is post-rev1 work, however.
> +1. I think OpenID balances a lot of these privacy issues
> pretty well,
> while at the same time you can get a fairly seamless
> experience. Well, seemless except for a bunch of redirects.
> Ian Bicking | ianb at colorstudy.com | http://blog.ianbicking.org
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