Of course OpenID has been around for some time now. OpenID support has been made a mandatory priority in Firefox 3 and Microsoft is working on implementing OpenID 2.0 in Windows Vista. But this is an interesting new development – it is now possible to use a WordPress blog URL as an OpenID. It wouldn’t really work for the Spoken Word blog since we all contribute to that, but for a personal blog it makes a lot of sense.
‘OpenID is a new standard that hopes to alleviate some of the pain, and we’ve just made it available to everyone who has a WordPress.com blog. This means you can sign in to a growing number of sites using your existing WordPress.com account.’
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