[openstack-dev] Keystone.federation

David Chadwick d.w.chadwick at kent.ac.uk
Tue Jan 22 13:40:18 UTC 2013

Thanks Thierry

Looks like I should post a comment to the article, to clarify the situation



On 22/01/2013 12:49, Thierry Carrez wrote:
> David Chadwick wrote:
>> There is an interesting article here:
>> http://www.datamation.com/cloud-computing/openstack-set-to-tackle-open-source-federated-identity-in-the-cloud.html
>> which implies that federated identity management is going on in parallel
>> with our existing work, and being organised by Joshua McKenty, founder
>> of Piston Cloud and OpenStack Board member. Does anyone else know about
>> this?
> No. I suspect it's just another unverified press highlight, triggered by
> references to our ongoing efforts toward federation in general. Don't
> underestimate the capacity of the press to report things slightly wrong
> and highlight dubious things into click-worthy titles.
> I suspect (and hope) Joshua was just commenting on your work, rather
> than talking about some private Piston effort that would duplicate open
> work and that even I don't know about :)

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