[OpenID] Proposal: SMTP service extension for Yadis discovery
damnian at gmail.com
Mon Feb 5 17:42:13 UTC 2007
Thanks for sharing your thoughts on this.
> If I am wrong, then there's nothing wrong with transforming an email to an
> OpenId Endpoint url (using the root domain of the email).
That would require a rule for such a transform. Should it be
http://email@example.com? Or maybe http://example.com/~bob? So an
explicit resolution protocol is required. Why not deploy a plain SMTP
> Isn't there already an established methodology for getting an email
> address from an XRI?
There is, although I don't think any sound person would advertise his/her
email. Anyway, we are after email-to-XRI, not the other way around.
> Sorry for the ambiguity.
That was my mistake, hence I'm the one who should apologize.
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