Once more, LJ valid_to timespan.

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at danga.com
Fri Jul 1 13:54:06 PDT 2005

On Fri, 1 Jul 2005, Nathan D. Bowen wrote:

> Carl Howells wrote:
> > So, it looks like the entire purpose of the issued and valid_to fields
> > was to give the ID server some way to specify when the user's login to
> > the consumer should expire.
> I thought the purpose of valid_to was to ensure that an identity
> response will not be used to *initiate* a log-in after the response
> reaches a certain age.

That was my impression too.

And even with AJAX mode, the server gets it within seconds, then binds it
to that user's existing consumer-side-based session.  It doesn't even
matter how long the comment takes to write.

- Brad

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