[OpenID] Marginally interesting use case.
bhyde at pobox.com
Thu Jan 25 17:42:03 UTC 2007
There is a very slight analogy, enough to confuse the casual
observer, between OpenID's plumbing where by user-persona prove they
'own' a web page and Google's plumbing which allows webmasters to
claim a website. Google uses that to intermediate access to their
In the google scenario they give you a blob, you put it on your site
or in page metadata. Your ability to put it on the page acts as
proof you have control over the site or page.
I was pleased to discover that multiple persona can lay claim to the
same page. A use case that seems quite sensible to me. The set of
persona that manage these sites are many.
More information about the general