[OpenID board] May 19, 2010 OpenID Board Meeting Minutes

Dick Hardt dick.hardt at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 01:48:48 UTC 2010

On 2010-05-31, at 6:33 PM, Nat Sakimura wrote:

> I do not understand why we need to remove XRI.
> XRI being complex etc. is an illusion or badly written code.
> If XRI is complex, acct: URI is complex, too.
> They virtually are the same thing from the processing point of view.
> Keeping the identifier compatibility is really important for the RPs and Users.

I don't think there is much usage of URI, and many sites are not supporting it. Removing under utilized features that are not adding value simplifies the specs and implementations. 

Nat: do you know of sites that are heavily using XRIs?

-- Dick

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