[OpenID board] Adoption: are we ready? (Was: Re: board Digest, Vol 37, Issue 10)

Allen Tom atom at yahoo-inc.com
Fri Jan 15 18:11:40 UTC 2010

As one of the authors of OAuth-WRAP let me just say that rewriting OpenID as
a profile of WRAP is a bad idea, especially from a marketing and perception

However, I do think that we need a way for RPs to access the user¹s data via
API, and some sort of WRAP integration does seem to make sense.


On 1/15/10 8:10 AM, "Chris Messina" <chris.messina at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 5:45 AM, daniel jacobson <fragment37 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> While I'm not about to suggest that we wait for the "perfect" solution ‹ I
>> want to be conscious of the cred that could be burned if we decide, 3-6
>> months from now, that really OpenID should be rewritten as a profile of OAuth
>> WRAP (let's just say) and that adoption should really hinge on getting WRAP
>> out the door and THEN promoting OpenID v.Next on top of it.

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