I recently created a MyOpenID to log into Stack Overflow. This login works on SO but not on Meta Stack Overflow. Why is this? This seems like it is a problem on MSO's side rather than MyOpenID's side.
When I attempt to log into MSO using MyOpenID, I end up being redirected to a blank page with a very long query string. The URL of the blank page is
Secondly, my Google login does not work. When I attempt to log into SO using my Google login, I end up seeing a blank page with a URL beginning with
I am using Firefox 3.6.3 and I can successfully log into SO using MyOpenID but not with MyOpenID onto MSO and not with Google onto SO.
Please note that I would prefer to use my Google login to log into SO. I only created the MyOpenID account to get to the root of the problem.
Stack Overflow should seriously consider giving users the option of having SO-specific credentials because for me — and I am sure countless others — this OpenID thing doesn't work.
(I know this should be posted on MSO, but that requires a working OpenID, which I do not have.)