Dick's questions

Josh Hoyt josh at janrain.com
Tue Jan 31 21:50:54 UTC 2006


On 1/31/06, Dick Hardt <dick at sxip.com> wrote:
[lots snipped]
> In the SXIP view of the world, the provider would generate new URLs
> for users to use that would map to different personas. Easy for the
> provider to either generate a simple HTML page that just has the
> delegation in it.
> I think opaque URLs will be needed to comply with Kim's laws. I want
> LOTS of URLs so that I can compartamentalize my identity. Sometimes I
> will use a URL that is my blog, but lots of time I won't want to use it.

I don't see how this is relevant to the YADIS discussion. If you want
opaque URLs with YADIS, they are as trivial to generate as they would
be with HTML. If they are truly meant to be opaque, the service
provider could just generate an XRD with the desired information in


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