[OpenID] is openid 2.0 a lightweight identity system?

Recordon, David drecordon at verisign.com
Fri Feb 9 07:38:39 UTC 2007

As you can see in the wild by OpenID 1.1 implementations taking
advantage of Yadis (XRDS) based discovery.


From: general-bounces at openid.net [mailto:general-bounces at openid.net] On
Behalf Of Bob Wyman
Sent: Thursday, February 08, 2007 10:24 PM
To: Johannes Ernst
Cc: general at openid.net
Subject: Re: [OpenID] is openid 2.0 a lightweight identity system?

On 2/9/07, Johannes Ernst <jernst+openid.net at netmesh.us> wrote: 
> whether you like XRI / i-names etc. or not, that does not 
> affect at all whether XRDS should or shouldn't have a role. In my
> view, the complexity of the OpenID Auth 2.0 spec drafts (the topic of
> this thread) has very little to do with XRDS.

XRDS would have been a useful addition to the OpenID framework even if
XRI/i-names were not included.

bob wyman

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