[OpenID] Proposal for Modularizing Auth 2.0 Discovery

Martin Atkins mart at degeneration.co.uk
Mon Mar 5 18:24:54 UTC 2007

Mark Baker wrote:
> AFAIK, the invisible metadata you speak of is only defined for HTML.
> Many of my URIs don't return HTML, they return images, RDF/XML, plain
> text, etc..

Yadis, which is the primary discovery mechanism for Auth 2.0 and has 
been backported to several 1.1 implementations, allows for the metadata 
URL to be returned as an HTTP header rather than a "META HTTP-EQUIV" tag.

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