[Openid-specs-ab] OpenID Connect FAQ?

Johnny Bufu jbufu at janrain.com
Fri Aug 19 21:24:41 UTC 2011


I think these should be covered in the spec, rather than an external, 
non-authoritative document. An implementer would need answers for all of 
them (except the first one), the spec really should provide them.

Johnny

On 11-08-19 12:15 PM, Allen Tom wrote:
> Would it be useful to have an OpenID Connect technical FAQ? Is there one
> already? If not, I can help set it up as a separate wiki/living document.
>
> Off the top of my head, some questions and answers that should be listed
> are:
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> - What's OpenID Connect, and how is it different than OpenID 2.0?
> - How is OpenID Connect different than OAuth 2.0?
> - What is the id_token?
> - What's the UserInfo endpoint?
> - What's the CheckSession endpoint?
> - When should clients use the Implicit vs Code flows?
> - What's the identifier for the user?
> - How do I extend OpenID Connect?
>
> Allen
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