[OpenID] Branding extensions

Chris Messina chris.messina at gmail.com
Thu Feb 1 07:01:05 UTC 2007


Why not just use hcard with the standard fixins? The more html we pass
around, the better, IMHO.

Chris

On 1/31/07, Dick Hardt <dick at sxip.com> wrote:
> Hi Rowan
>
> I think it is really useful functionality. We had functionality like
> this in SXIP 1.0 and SXIP 2.0, and brought up some of these issues
> back in September, and the decision was that this kind of
> functionality makes sense as an extension.
>
> I have left this extension specification sitting on the back burner
> waiting for OpenID Authentication and OpenID Attribute Exchange to
> get completed.
>
> Perhaps call it OpenID Relying Party Identity, or RPID for short. :-)
>
> -- Dick
>
> On 31-Jan-07, at 2:14 PM, Rowan Kerr wrote:
>
> > Something that would be very useful for my situation would be to
> > have an extension to OpenID that allows RPs to suggest data
> > to an OP that could be used for branding any pages the
> > user might see when responding to an Authentication request.
> >
> > The following would be nice to have:
> > - site name
> > - logo url
> > - homepage url
> > - site and/or request description
> >
> > Currently, we just expose site logos at a standardized url,
> > but being able to have it as part of the request would be
> > much preferred.
> >
> > Is that crazy, or can anyone else see a good side to this?
> >
> > -Rowan
> >
> > --
> > Rowan Kerr
> > Senior Web Programmer, Standard Interactive
> > tel:+14169344451
> > xmpp:rowan at standardinteractive.com
> > http://standardinteractive.com/
> > _______________________________________________
> > general mailing list
> > general at openid.net
> > http://openid.net/mailman/listinfo/general
> >
> >
>
> _______________________________________________
> general mailing list
> general at openid.net
> http://openid.net/mailman/listinfo/general
>


-- 
Chris Messina
Citizen Provocateur &
  Open Source Ambassador-at-Large
Work: http://citizenagency.com
Blog: http://factoryjoe.com/blog
Cell: 412 225-1051
Skype: factoryjoe
This email is:   [ ] bloggable    [X] ask first   [ ] private



More information about the general mailing list