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

Casper Biering cb at peercraft.com
Fri Jun 15 20:07:40 UTC 2012


+1

On Fri, 2012-06-15 at 12:23 -0400, Justin Richer wrote:
> 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-----
> > From: openid-specs-ab-bounces at lists.openid.net [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
> >
> > 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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