[Openid-specs-ab] Lite Client spec rename

Johnny Bufu jbufu at janrain.com
Tue Aug 16 19:40:22 UTC 2011


+1 on anything that has "client" in the name vs anything that doesn't.

Johnny

On 11-08-16 12:00 PM, Anthony Nadalin wrote:
> My concern would be the term "lite" as this is just a basic constraint profile of OpenID Connect, so would like the name "OpenID Connect: Basic Client Profile" of something along those lines.
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> Based on the discussion last week [1], I would like to propose that the "Lite" spec is renamed to "Lite Client".
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> As John pointed out (and as a result clarified quite a few things for me), that's exactly what the spec is. John also added clarification in the spec's abstract section.
>
> Renaming the spec would be better than keeping just the "Lite" name
> because:
> - servers cannot implement "Lite" (there isn't enough information in it)
> - reader's expectations will be set clearly and upfront
>
> Johnny
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> [1]
> http://lists.openid.net/pipermail/openid-specs-ab/Week-of-Mon-20110808/000716.html
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