YADIS best practice?

Josh Hoyt josh at janrain.com
Fri Jan 20 22:47:12 UTC 2006

On 1/20/06, Peter Davis <peter.davis at neustar.biz> wrote:

> > I'm not sure I understand the difference. It seems to me that the
> > first version also implies that the URI supports both protocols as
> > well.
> >
> If, as an implementation, I'd like to advertise support for both 1.1 and
> 1.0, but my deployment conditions require me to use 2 different endpoints,
> than you can only use option one. Option 2 provides no means to indicate
> which endpoint supports which protocol version.
> But using the first case, I can do:
> <Service>
>   <Type>http://openid.net/signon/1.0</type>
>   <URI>http://my.example.biz/verion1/endpoint</URI>
> </Service>
> <Service>
>   <Type>http://openid.net/signon/1.1</type>
>   <URI>http://my.example.biz/verion11/endpoint</URI>
> </Service>
> The spec should let you do either.  I'm just pointing out the issue in the
> second example.

OK. I did understand it properly then. I'm pretty sure that Johannes
was asking about the recommended practice when the protocols do use
the same endpoint. It is clear to me that if the protocols require
different endpoints, then they must be grouped in different Service


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