[OpenID] Benefits of XRI i-names/i-numbers as OpenIDs (was: is openid 2.0 a lightweight identity system?)

Claus Färber gmane at faerber.muc.de
Wed Feb 14 14:24:23 UTC 2007

Martin Atkins schrieb:
> By specifying the use of standard practice in resolving HTTP URLs, the 
> OpenID specification avoids the need to spell out details such as the 
> use of punycode.

This probably means that RPs forget to implement it. Oops. (The user can 
still use the Punycode-encoded string and log in with his identifier, 

On the other hand, RP implementors are just as likely to break i-names 
that use non-ASCII characters.


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