[Openid-specs-ab] Spec call notes 7-Jun-12

Brian Campbell bcampbell at pingidentity.com
Fri Jun 15 16:29:24 UTC 2012


I also prefer "preferred_username"

On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 10:24 AM, Mike Jones
<Michael.Jones at microsoft.com> wrote:
> +1
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Justin Richer [mailto:jricher at mitre.org]
> Sent: Friday, June 15, 2012 9:24 AM
> To: Mike Jones
> Cc: John Bradley; Vladimir Dzhuvinov / NimbusDS; openid-specs-ab at lists.openid.net
> Subject: Re: [Openid-specs-ab] Spec call notes 7-Jun-12
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> In case my previous response gets lost in the list traffic, I would rather see "preferred_username" instead of "username_hint" to match the PoCo naming of this same field.
>
>  -- Justin
>
> On 06/15/2012 12:09 PM, Mike Jones wrote:
>> +1 that the name "username_hint" would cut down on errors by people who don't closely read the spec.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
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>> [mailto:openid-specs-ab-bounces at lists.openid.net] On Behalf Of John
>> Bradley
>> Sent: Thursday, June 14, 2012 5:42 AM
>> To: Vladimir Dzhuvinov / NimbusDS
>> Cc: openid-specs-ab at lists.openid.net
>> Subject: Re: [Openid-specs-ab] Spec call notes 7-Jun-12
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>> I would be happier with username_hint as it will cut down on errors by people who don't read the spec.
>>
>> I have had to deal with enough issues in openID 2 where RP don't read the spec do something stupid and the media blames openID.   I know we can't stop that completely,  but I know if it is called username in a year or so there will be a security incident,  that is not the specs fault but we will be blamed anyway.
>>
>> If there is a good reason for calling it username I won't try to block it.  At the moment the logic is mostly that is what facebook calls the element that they put the users profile page subsegment into.
>>
>> John B.
>>
>> On 2012-06-14, at 11:35 AM, Vladimir Dzhuvinov / NimbusDS wrote:
>>
>>> username_hint seems to reflect the claim purpose better!
>>>
>>> + 1
>>>
>>> Vladimir
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