[OpenID] No benefits of XRI i-names/i-numbers as OpenIDs

Dmitry Shechtman damnian at gmail.com
Tue Feb 13 23:14:58 UTC 2007

> So we're just talking about i-names in the = and @ registries, which
> _do_ in fact each have a single authoritative source, equal.xri.net and
> at.xri.net, if I understand the GSS on that point.  I'm not trying to
> say that's a terrible thing -- the existence of the GRS is necessary to
> support many of the properties that you've designed i-names to have --
> but I think it's a little confusing to try to argue that it doesn't have
> this centralized, single-authority property.


Now, all it takes to bring the light weight back to OpenID is simply move
the tricky parts to those proxies!


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