So, what is going to happen now is the following (italicized and blockquoted for emphasis):
Comments will still be moderated, as they were on the previous venture, but you no longer need an OpenID to comment. Comments are now open to anyone. We do, however, still strongly encourage you to comment under an anonymous username you use consistently (like our fellow Smoker author Mr Zero used to do). This requires no registration, just typing in a moniker when you decide to comment. We had to pick names, now you can too!Have at it!