[OpenID] is openid 2.0 a lightweight identity system?

Simon Willison simon at simonwillison.net
Sat Feb 10 23:06:18 UTC 2007


On 2/10/07, Chasen, Les <les.chasen at neustar.biz> wrote:
> I think I have seen answers to all the questions on this thread but if
> there are others please let us know.

I'm still not entirely clear on the benefits of i-names as part of
OpenID 2.0. Is the only reason to use an i-name that you get an
i-number, which guards against losing out should you fail to
re-register it?

Cheers,

Simon



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