User @ domain.tld as ID (Once again)
kurt at raschke.net
Thu Nov 3 10:28:24 PST 2005
On Nov 3, 2005, at 1:26 PM, Mike Hearn wrote:
> On Thu, 03 Nov 2005 13:03:57 -0500, Daniel E. Renfer wrote:
>> It would also be cool if sites that gave out openid's with
>> usernames in
>> the url would list their regex pattern in the meta of their site.
>> way, if my consumer can't find a rule for 'livejournal.com' in it's
>> list, then it could hit http://www.livejournal.com/ to look for a
>> pattern there, or else fail.
> That would be OK but sounds pretty complicated. Why not just have
> "/openid/username" be the URL to access in every case? You need a
> connection point somewhere, having another magic <head> tag
> pointing to a
> regex doesn't seem any better than having a magic URL.
> thanks -mike
Yeah, but not every site can accommodate a given magic URL scheme--
some sites may be running server software that simply can't
accommodate it technically, or they may have administrative reasons
for not using it, or some combination of the two.
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