OpenID service URI and XML namespace

David Recordon david at
Thu Dec 8 19:50:53 UTC 2005

I'm fine with as well.  What actual data do
we need on that page?


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To: Martin Atkins
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Subject: Re: OpenID service URI and XML namespace

> 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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