User @ domain.tld as ID (Once again)
mike at plan99.net
Thu Nov 3 03:28:32 PST 2005
On Thu, 03 Nov 2005 00:33:14 -0600, Matthew A. Nicholson wrote:
> The argument that hotmail users can't use openid because they don't have
> an openid server on hotmail.com does not hold much water. If the
> customers demand it, and google, and yahoo are doing it, hotmail will
> have openid's. It's that simple.
Microsoft run Passport, an alternative single-sign-on technology. Why
would they EVER support a competitor? They have zero incentive to do that.
And then you have the billion and one other providers whose admins can't
or won't do anything progressive soon - designing a system to be
deployable en-masse using interim solutions is sound engineering, even if
the makes the system less academically pure.
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