NetBSD Problem Report #54021

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Subject: Difficult wiki sign-in via OpenID to add comment
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>Number:         54021
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       Difficult wiki sign-in via OpenID to add comment
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    schmonz
>State:          open
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Feb 26 22:20:00 +0000 2019
>Last-Modified:  Thu Feb 28 11:10:38 +0000 2019
>Originator:     J. Lewis Muir

it says that if you're not a NetBSD developer, you can add a comment to any page.

However, it seems you have to sign in with OpenID, and it's not clear to me what my OpenID is nor how to get one if I don't have one.  I've read that Google is an OpenID provider, but it doesn't seem at all easy to find out what the OpenID URL is for my Google account.

My real goal is to be able to contribute to the wiki or suggest a change.  Since the start page said that I can't contribute to the wiki if I'm not a NetBSD developer, but that I could add a comment, I was just trying to do that.
Go to

and click the "Add a comment" link at the bottom.
I don't know.  Maybe the wiki sign-in page could provide instructions on how to determine one's OpenID for some popular OpenID providers such as Google.

Or maybe the wiki sign-in page could include special integration with popular OpenID providers.  For example, it could provide a "Sign in with Google" link.  Maybe this can be done according to the instructions at



Responsible-Changed-From-To: misc-bug-people->schmonz
Responsible-Changed-When: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 11:10:38 +0000
Amitai, can you please give it a look?


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