Server should provide the identity URL

Martin Atkins mart at
Tue Jul 5 13:11:27 PDT 2005

Omar Syed wrote:
> Sorry I forgot to mention in my earlier message the part about 
> how the Server checks to make sure that the EndUser owns the 
> identity URL. The Server provides the EndUser a unique snippit
> of HTML to add to the identity URL page; for example:
>   <meta name="openid.check" content="483985" >
> The EndUser adds this and notifies the Server. The Server
> then checks that the content matches what was given and accepts
> the given identity URL as being owned by this EndUser. The
> EndUser can remove the snippit of HTML after it has been checked.

And you think this is easier than just entering an identity URL?

I obviously don't get it, since that can't be what you mean.

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