[OT] Re: User @ domain.tld as ID (Once again)

Mike Hearn mike at plan99.net
Thu Nov 3 10:34:59 PST 2005

On Thu, 03 Nov 2005 18:16:05 +0000, Martin Atkins wrote:
> With YADIS atop it, it makes no difference what kind of identifier
> OpenID uses because it's hidden behind the layer of abstraction provided
> by YADIS.

OK, so s/OpenID/YADIS/ then. The key points remain - URLs mean websites,
email addresses mean people. Outside the blog-o-sphere the two don't
map 1:1 so mixing them up has poor usability. 

thanks -mike

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