[Openid-specs-ab] [openid/connect] Basic - Use grant type code instead of implicit grant (issue #567)
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Fri Apr 6 20:49:49 UTC 2012
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New issue 567: Basic - Use grant type code instead of implicit grant
tlodderstedt on Fri, 6 Apr 2012 22:49:49 +0200:
I would suggest to change the Basic Client Profile to use authorization codes instead of the implicit grant. In my opinion, code has the following advantages:
- It is simpler to implement for web applications.
- It is better suited for mobile apps because of the support for refresh tokens.
- The ability to transmit large user data chunks over a back channel instead of the front channel is beneficially for mobile web applications, which most likely run on high latency, low bandwitdh network connections.
- It is more secure due to the transmission of longer-lasting secrets via back channels only.
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