Copy from ZDNET
But most people are not choosing Passport for convenience' sake, Gartner said. Use is rising because the authentication service is required to use some Windows XP features, along with Hotmail e-mail, Microsoft's developer site and other Microsoft products. During the last six months or so, Microsoft has moved the Microsoft Developer Network, bCentral small-business services Web site, and online game Zone to Passport authentication.
Does this mean I must have a passport to in the future go to the MSDN online?