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

Recordon, David drecordon at verisign.com
Fri Jan 19 08:02:06 UTC 2007

I'm not sure what the right process is, though my hunch is that we'll
know the time is right once there are multiple working OpenID Auth 2.0
RPs and OPs on the web from different vendors that people are at least
testing with.  Until code that implements the spec exists in the wild, I
doubt we can really ultimately call it "final".

That's just my take on it though...


-----Original Message-----
From: Dick Hardt [mailto:dick at sxip.com] 
Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2007 11:38 PM
To: heraldry-dev at incubator.apache.org
Cc: openid-general; specs at openid.net
Subject: Re: Announcing OpenID Authentication 2.0 - Implementor's Draft


A couple questions:

1) Would you like to set a deadline for final comments? Perhaps a week?

2) What is the approval process now? Is it still as posted at:


"Currently, the collective authors of OpenID Authentication (David
Recordon, Josh Hoyt, Dick Hardt, and Brad Fitzpatrick) oversee this
process and make the final determination of when a proposal has

-- Dick

On 18-Jan-07, at 7:35 PM, Recordon, David 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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