[OpenID] Announcing OpenID Authentication 2.0 - Implementor's Draft 11

Daniel E. Renfer Duck at Kronkltd.net
Fri Jan 19 07:52:23 UTC 2007

I'm a little confused. You list Heraldry as being OpenID Auth 2.0
enabled, but looking at the SVN logs it seems like only the python
library has been seeing activity. (And all of that in a flood of

Is there any word on when we will see the rest of the libraries
brought up to spec? I'm looking for Java support in particular. Will
there be many major changes upgrading from the current code to the
Auth2.0 code?

I want to code my site (still in private development) to be 2.0
friendly from the get go, but I'm not sure if I should be using the
openid4java code or wait for Heraldry to be updated.

Daniel E. Renfer

On 1/18/07, Recordon, David <drecordon at verisign.com> wrote:
> So with great pleasure I get to announce the culmination of about nine
> months of work between the OpenID, XRI, Sxip, and LID communities in the
> drafting of OpenID Authentication 2.0.  This evening the editors have
> published the final draft of the spec, which we now feel is in a solid
> state for public implementations.
> There are already implementations in various languages
> (http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/heraldry/libraries/,
> http://code.google.com/p/openid4java/,
> http://code.google.com/p/openid4perl/) supporting this spec and more
> will emerge over the next few weeks.
> There will be another draft of the spec before it is considered final,
> though unless unforeseen implementation problems emerge these changes
> will be further wordsmithing and cleanup.
> http://openid.net/specs/openid-authentication-2_0-11.html (dated today)
> Cool? Cool!
> --David

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