OpenID service URI and XML namespace

Josh Hoyt josh at
Tue Dec 6 20:00:13 UTC 2005

> I see that the OpenID version has been absorbed into the URL; I assume
> this was something that came up in the meeting, as before it was
> specified as an attribute.

It was mentioned that it's a (w3c?) convention to include the version
in the URI. The OpenID version (indeed, the OpenID service URI) was
not addressed specifically.

> While it's a minor point, I think I'd prefer
> the capability URL (service URI?) to be <>,
> thus allowing OpenID to add other capabilities in the future while
> retaining the same naming scheme.

I think that's a fine choice.


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