Minimal OpenID glue for Rails authentication

The Rails framework and culture offer a well-developed set of plug-ins and patterns for the authentication of users and the authorization of their actions. These are great for more sophisticated enterprise and social applications - but as a hobbyist, my own apps don't tend to need a database full of users and roles. Typically the only user I care about authenticating is me, for write access to content that everyone else should view read-only without any hassle. I want something very lightweight.

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