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    22Original author: Benoit Grégoire, last modified: 2007-03-01 
    33= Why OpenID = 
    4 Supporting OpenID would be a very good thing.  There are PHP libraries available so it wouldn't be too hard to implement, and Wifidog is exactly the type of software it was meant for. 
     4Supporting OpenID would be a very good thing.  A good [http://www.openidenabled.com/openid/libraries/php OpenID PHP library is available] so it wouldn't be too hard to implement, and Wifidog is exactly the type of software it was meant for. 
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    6 However OpenID is a very misunderstood specification.  What OpenID basically does (and all it does) is provide a mechanism to prove that one (or more) person owns a URL.  It also allows two independent systems on the Internet to know that two users with the same OpenID are indeed the same user (or group of users) 
     6However OpenID is a very [http://openid.net/specs.bml misunderstood specification].  What OpenID basically does (and all it does) is provide a mechanism to prove that one (or more) person owns a URL.  It also allows two independent systems on the Internet to know that two users with the same OpenID are indeed the same user (or group of users) 
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    88== Single sign-on ==