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-===== Citadel is using OpenID======+===== Citadel is using OpenID ======
  
-Beginning with version 7.37, participating Citadel systems now support login via [[http://openid.net|OpenID]].  OpenID is an emerging standard for "single sign on" for the Web.  If you have an OpenID then you can use it to sign on to any OpenID-enabled web site.  [[http://openid.net/what/|Learn more by reading this introduction.]]+Participating Citadel systems now support login via [[http://openid.net|OpenID]].  OpenID is a protocol for "single sign on" for the Web.  If you have an OpenID then you can use it to sign on to any OpenID-enabled web site.  [[http://openid.net|Learn more by reading this introduction.]]
  
 Citadel is not an OpenID "identity provider."  It is merely a "relying party" -- in other words, participating Citadel sites are among those which you can log in to using your OpenID. Citadel is not an OpenID "identity provider."  It is merely a "relying party" -- in other words, participating Citadel sites are among those which you can log in to using your OpenID.
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 ===== Where can I get an OpenID? ===== ===== Where can I get an OpenID? =====
  
-[[http://openid.net/get/|There are many OpenID providers]] from which to choose.  You can even [[http://www.intertwingly.net/blog/2007/01/03/OpenID-for-non-SuperUsers|run your own]] if you prefer.+There are many OpenID providers from which to choose.  You can even run your own if you prefer.
  
 ===== Logging in to Citadel using OpenID ===== ===== Logging in to Citadel using OpenID =====
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   * Citadel uses OpenID 2.0 protocol.  If your OpenID provider only supports OpenID 1.1 (which is now extremely rare) you will not be able to use it with Citadel.   * Citadel uses OpenID 2.0 protocol.  If your OpenID provider only supports OpenID 1.1 (which is now extremely rare) you will not be able to use it with Citadel.
   * "i-names" do not work, either.  We do not expect this to be a problem for the time being, though, because almost no one is interested in i-names.  Nearly all of the takeup of OpenID to date has been using URL-based ID's.   * "i-names" do not work, either.  We do not expect this to be a problem for the time being, though, because almost no one is interested in i-names.  Nearly all of the takeup of OpenID to date has been using URL-based ID's.
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