[Openid-specs-ab] "session" may not be an appropriate name

Mike Jones Michael.Jones at microsoft.com
Tue Jun 21 00:43:07 UTC 2011


Agreed

From: openid-specs-ab-bounces at lists.openid.net [mailto:openid-specs-ab-bounces at lists.openid.net] On Behalf Of Nat Sakimura
Sent: Monday, June 20, 2011 5:18 PM
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Subject: [Openid-specs-ab] "session" may not be an appropriate name

Hi.

We have somehow switched the name of the parameter from id_token to openid_token to session.
I think, naming it session is a bit misleading and doing disservice to the reader.
It in fact is an identity assertion, that can be used for session management purposes as well.

I propose to revert the name to perhaps id_token or openid_token.

Best,

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Nat Sakimura (=nat)
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