[OpenID] My 2 Cents to the OpenID foundation

Martin Atkins mart at degeneration.co.uk
Thu Apr 2 17:46:57 UTC 2009

Allen Tom wrote:
> santrajan wrote:
>> As a side note myspace has come out with there own version of OpenID
>> support, which is not compatible with the OpenID specification. Another
>> example of vested interests tearing apart the concept of OpenID. 
> Can you elaborate on this? As far as I can tell, MySpace has implemented 
> OpenID 2.0 along with the OpenID OAuth Extension. The OpenID  OAuth 
> Extension is not finalized yet, but there is a  draft spec available.

MySpaceID currently requires an application to be pre-registered with 
MySpace, so it doesn't do ad-hoc interop as most OpenID Providers do.

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