Ah ha! /That's/ the problem with Shibboleth -- every time anyone tries to
implement it, they say it incorrectly and are subsequently killed, sending
the institution back to square one.
On 3/23/07, David J. Fiander <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Ross! You're not supposed to actually _say_ it!
> - David
> On 22-Mar-07, at 23:37 , Ross Singer wrote:
> > On 3/22/07, Don McMorris <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >> Ryan's message (I guess seeing "academia") made me think of Athens,
> >> which made me further think "Hey, Subscription Databases are just
> >> ITCHING for OpenID!". I mean, come on... The methods we have for
> >> database authentication aren't working well...
> > Well, naturally, academia has thought of this and overengineered it to
> > death:
> > http://shibboleth.internet2.edu/
> > which is why it's taken 7years so far and there is still very few
> > implementations.
> > -Ross.
> David J. Fiander
> Digital Services Librarian