Proposal: consumer sends special openid.server discovery header
brad at danga.com
Fri May 20 09:25:57 PDT 2005
On Fri, 20 May 2005, Ask Bjørn Hansen wrote:
> On May 19, 2005, at 15:46, Brad Fitzpatrick wrote:
> > 1) New URL argument:
> > GET /users/brad/?openid.hint=find_server
> > Host: www.livejournal.com
> I like it.
> A few thoughts:
> a) It should be mandatory to ensure adoption. Best way to do that is
> if LJ only returns the openid server with that parameter. :)
It's too gross to be mandatory. :) Whatever we choose, it'll be
> b) What's the format? Only one line with the openid link tag? A
> full <head> block? "Anything, but must be sgml-ish and include the
> <link> tag"?
Something, and at least a link tag. Something might also include foaf
links, hcard links, etc.
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