[OpenID board] openid.org causing confusion

David Recordon david at sixapart.com
Mon Mar 9 18:59:20 UTC 2009


Yes, this is something that I'm hoping Don will be able to drive to  
completion over the next few months.  We have the needed skeleton of a  
plan, but need the time to get the work done.

--David

On Mar 9, 2009, at 11:01 AM, Chris Messina wrote:

> Agreed.
>
> This is something that we must address, and has been on our radar.
>
> We largely need to develop a reasonable trademark policy, similar to  
> Jabber's perhaps, the affords productive and non-misleading uses of  
> the mark without imperiling the integrity of things are OFFICIALLY  
> sanctioned or sponsored by the OIDF.
>
> Thanks for raising this issue again.
>
> If you could provide us with specific examples off-list where you're  
> seeing confusing portrayals of the relationship between OpenID or  
> OIDF and third-parties, that would be very helpful.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Chris
>
> On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 10:29 AM, Martin Atkins <mart at degeneration.co.uk 
> > wrote:
>
> In a bunch of places I see people thinking that openid.org is  
> somehow the "main", "default", "primary" or only OpenID provider.
>
> Clearly this is what the OpenID trademark is supposed to protect the  
> OpenID brand against.
>
> What can be done about this?
>
>
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