On Thu May 29 2008, Mike McGrath wrote:
Hey guys, so the last little bits are in good shape for the OpenID
provider we're attempting to be. Don't go announcing this to others yet.
Lets test it out, if it breaks something let us know. We'll be announcing
it officially soon. You can, for example, log in to livejournal.com
The login to livejournal worked for me, too. But after I have seen how it
works, I think it is too insecure to use the FAS password for authentication.
This makes it pretty easy for any openid user to get the FAS password,
because instead of really forwarding someone to the FAS homepage, one could
just present the FAS login form to get the password. Here is an interesting
blog article about security considerations wrt. openid: