[OpenID] MySpaceID, Activity Streams, Portable Contacts on OpenID.net

David Recordon david at sixapart.com
Wed Apr 8 17:47:06 UTC 2009


Yeah, what they've implemented is definitely OpenID by itself as well  
as OpenID plus some really useful extensions that the community is  
working on standardizing.

--David

On Apr 8, 2009, at 10:44 AM, Allen Tom wrote:

> They've turned every MySpace profile URL into an OpenID, and they're  
> also demoing the new Popup UI mode that will be formally  
> standardized in the forthcoming OpenID UI Extension.
>
> On the OAuth side of things, they're supporting the OpenID OAuth  
> hybrid Extension, which allows users to simultaneously sign into an  
> RP with their OpenID and authorize API access via OAuth.
>
> Sounds pretty good to me!
> Allen
>
> Santosh Rajan wrote:
>>
>> To quote from the blog post.
>> "MySpace released an update to MySpaceID taking advantage of OpenID  
>> combined
>> with OAuth to provide a sign in and profile sharing with a user- 
>> experience
>> at parity with Facebook Connect."
>>
>> Yeah Right! What have they done for OpenID? There is absolute zilch  
>> in it
>> for OpenID.
>>
>>
>> Allen Tom-2 wrote:
>>
>>> Max Engel is the guest blogger today on openid.net, talking about
>>> MySpaceID, which is built on top of OpenID.
>>>
>>> http://openid.net/2009/04/07/using-openid-to-power-myspaces-open-platform/
>>>
>>> The end to end UX of MySpaceID is outstanding, and is every bit as  
>>> slick
>>> as Facebook Connect.
>>>
>>> Here's the MySpaceID demo site:
>>> http://8bitmusic.jdavid.net/
>>>
>>>
>>>
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