[OpenID] openID better than all the profile - one more issue

Mostafa Altahan mostafa at myeasyscripts.com
Mon Mar 5 09:03:31 UTC 2007

The point of writing openID url is simple and nothing so complicated  
compared to  email, cause this way I can write with one hand one finger  
and Enter ,then I can write or share or use any service provided by login,  
without nasty http:// , @ or completing large forms of data.

But, another issue that comes up is that when I use my openID to login to  
some site, it redirects to my openID provider and I (login) trust this  
site , then it automatically go back to the original site , but the login  
is still not closed(I am not logged out from my IdP), this is not good I  

On Sun, 04 Mar 2007 22:00:01 +0200, <general-request at openid.net> wrote:

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> From: Claus F?rber <GMANE at faerber.muc.de>
> Subject: Re: [OpenID] What Should an OpenId Be? [WAS: RE: Proposal for
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> Stephen Paul Weber schrieb:
>> The only point I made in the earlier debate is that all email
>> addresses ARE URIs (without a protocol).  Thus,
>> singpolyma at singpolyma.net (which is normalized to
>> http://singpolyma@singpolyma.net/) is actually a valid OpenID...
> It isn't. While syntactically a correct HTTP URI, it does not have
> semantics that make is usable as an OpenID.
> Claus
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> Date: Sun, 04 Mar 2007 09:51:36 -0500
> From: Terry Braun <tab at talking.com>
> Subject: [OpenID] Id system requirements (was P2P and
> 	decentralization)
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> I think an identity system will need to provide accountability,
> anonymity and selective disclosure.
> If I spam a blog, there must be some way I can be held accountable and
> therefore have some consequence for my action.
> If I want to join a group where my membership could have an impact on my
> job, then I want anonymity.
> And if I want to participate in a group that has some requirement such
> as age, I want to be able to disclose just that information and no more.
> I'm an incrementalist, so all these things don't need to be in place at
> once (openid is a big step forward as it is), but if the requirements
> are agreeable, it would be good to see a way to go from where we are to
> there.
> The only way I can see to meet these goals is to use a token for an
> identity that is separate from the identity rather than to have the
> identity be the token.
> Terry
> Kaliya * wrote:
>> I think it is important to think about how different communities have
>> different needs around identifiers and what happens to them.  Women
>> have a different relationship to the web an privacy.  If one is a
>> woman one can't list one'self in the Skype directory because one will
>> get SkypeStalkers. I learned this before I signed up for my account
>> from other women.   I am not saying that OpenID's will lead to
>> this...It is an example of a social phenomena experienced that when I
>> have shared with men who work in the tech industry surprises them. I
>> am guessing there are a few  perspectives that we have  not heard from
>> when thinking about this (XFN and OpenID).
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