proposal: rename trust_root to realm
drecordon at verisign.com
Tue Sep 19 23:53:21 UTC 2006
+1 on top of that
From: Brad Fitzpatrick [mailto:brad at danga.com]
Sent: Tuesday, September 19, 2006 04:51 PM Pacific Standard Time
To: Dick Hardt
Cc: specs at openid.net
Subject: Re: proposal: rename trust_root to realm
But I'd also like the spec to mention what the JanRain guys said earlier:
that it's just for the IdP to tell the user, so the user can decide to
whitelist a whole realm prefix rather than each ugly return_to URL under
it.... and it adds nothing to the security.
On Mon, 18 Sep 2006, Dick Hardt wrote:
> 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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