One last plea: fix problem with "delegate" terminology

Recordon, David drecordon at
Mon Oct 2 22:36:00 PDT 2006

I still strongly believe that now is the time to rename things as
needed.  An || in a library seems worth adding clarity to the spec.


-----Original Message-----
From: specs-bounces at [mailto:specs-bounces at] On
Behalf Of Josh Hoyt
Sent: Monday, October 02, 2006 10:35 PM
To: Drummond Reed
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Subject: Re: One last plea: fix problem with "delegate" terminology

On 10/2/06, Drummond Reed <drummond.reed at> wrote:
> 2) In OpenID Authentication 2.0, define a new term to uniformly 
> describe the concept of equivalent OpenID identifiers, i.e., 
> identifiers that are both controlled by the same real-world authority 
> (end user), and are mapped together to give the end-user control over 
> the identifier they present to an RP vs. the identifier by which they
authenticate to an IdP.

This seems about the same as the trust_root -> realm change.

+0 from me.

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