proposal: rename trust_root to realm

Granqvist, Hans hgranqvist at
Tue Sep 19 14:43:45 UTC 2006

Not sure if realm is best choice, but +1 on change needed.

 -----Original Message-----
From: 	Dick Hardt [mailto:dick at]
Sent:	Monday, September 18, 2006 11:25 PM Pacific Standard Time
To:	specs at
Subject:	proposal: rename trust_root to realm


trust_root (8.2) has specific meaning in PKI terms that is very  
different from what it is being used for in OpenID. Realm is a term  
used in HTTP AUTH that reflects the usage.


Deprecate 'trust_root' and use 'realm'

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