The MVP for federated code forges is the ability to login to a new forge as a guest, using your account on your home forge. Obviously that would need to use something like OpenID that sends you back to your own forge to login, rather than expecting you to give your login credentials to the new forge.
@strypey GitLab supports both being an OpenID Connect provider, and using third-party OpenID Connect providers to sign-in users.
@rysiek cool, so most of the plumbing is there (in GL at least), but the #UX needs work. There would need to be a universal button with a name and logo (eg "login with ForgeFed"), that users would click in place of "login with GH/GL". There would need to be a way for clicking that to redirect to whichever participating forge the user has as home base.
@rysiek this might be the ticket:
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