[OpenID] Dumb Question: Why isn't http://xri.net/=bobwyman an OpenID?

Dag Arneson dag at janrain.com
Thu Jan 4 19:55:49 UTC 2007

It is because the xri.net does not speak yadis or openid discovery. 
There is neither an X-XRDS-Location header, the equivalent <meta 
http-equiv> tag, nor the link tags required for the url to be an openid.


Bob Wyman wrote:
> On 1/4/07, *Drummond Reed* <drummond.reed at cordance.net 
> <mailto:drummond.reed at cordance.net>> wrote:
>>  From the report you show, the Yadis diagnostic is doing the
>> correct resolution call to the xri.net <http://xri.net/> HXRI proxy 
> resolver. So
>> it's sites that have the pre-Yadis RP libraries that won't yet
>> work with HXRIs (or with any other Yadis-enable URL for that matter).
> Are the libraries that are used on OpenIdEnabled.com "pre-Yadis?" Is 
> JanRain using "old" libraries?
> Remember, my original question was approximately: "Why, /according to 
> the checkup page on the openidenabled.com <http://openidenabled.com> 
> site/, is my HXRI not a working OpenID?"
> Click on the following to see what I mean...
> http://www.openidenabled.com/resources/openid-test/checkup/start?openid_url=http://xri.net/=bobwyman 
> bob wyman
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