[OpenID] why is xri so obtuse?

Dave Kearns dkearns at gmail.com
Tue Jan 2 19:34:30 UTC 2007

From: James A. Donald
> A full implementation of Zooko's triangle is multi
> rooted, and functions similarly to the way we handle
> actual human names or words in the English language.
> You don't have to apply to anyone for permission to use
> a name, or pay a fee to someone for use of that name,
> nor can that name be suddenly taken away from you after
> you have developed a lot of customer loyalty towards
> that name.

But you most likely do have to apply to someone for the key, which is the
important part of the system.


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