[OpenID] Microsoft and OpenID Q&A

Martin Atkins mart at degeneration.co.uk
Thu Feb 22 07:31:22 UTC 2007


Dmitry Shechtman wrote:
>> Can you elaborate what "required changes" you are referring to exactly?
> 
> It would be natural for Microsoft to ask for increased security. Therefore,
> the OpenID protocol will have to adjust (e.g. to support WS-Security).
> 

My understanding, based on what little information there has been so 
far, was that Microsoft was hoping to use OpenID as part of a gradient 
of security, where OpenID would be used at the low-end and full-on WS-* 
stuff would be used at the high-end.

See Kim Cameron's blog for more detail:
     <http://www.identityblog.com/?p=685>




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