[OpenID board] May 19, 2010 OpenID Board Meeting Minutes
dick.hardt at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 02:37:23 UTC 2010
On 2010-05-31, at 7:05 PM, John Bradley wrote:
> You know that XRI is used by multiple OP. It is not something a RP site demands.
> In discovery going forward we need to look at how and if XRI identifiers are supported.
> Because LRDD and XRI are so close you can normalize a XRI by adding @xri.net to the end and doing webfinger/LRDD resolution to get a XRD.
> People may be opposed to XRI on philosophical grounds, and want it removed.
> Breaking peoples openID without a good reason should be avoided.
> I prefer to look at it as coming up with a suitable discovery flow and then determining what identifier formats are appropriate.
> If at the end of the day XRI can't be supported we will discover that. I would prefer not to make that a precondition.
I'd like to hear from people that have implemented XRI to say they really need it.
> There are a number of equally under-utilized features of AX we could look at:)
Agreed. AX was not well utilized. The community had enough issues trying to move an identifier. :)
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