I'm really excited about all the activity in the federated, self-hosted space. However, I feel like there's still a missing piece around identity. I don't want to have to create a new user every time I want to use someone elses shiny new federated event sharing application or what have you.

There don't seem to be any great self hosted OpenID providers out there and OpenID only solves the authentication part anyway. Maybe I've missed some obvious solutions?


@alex absolutely 100% agree. decentralised-nomadic identity is the foundational piece of federation that is missing for the fediverse. Hubzilla has their Zot protocol that solves this (apparently, i have yet to try it) but they're also the only software that implements it.

i really really want something capable of solving this problem fediverse wide, but that is a massive undertaking

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