Killing time

Taral taralx at
Fri Jul 8 16:07:57 PDT 2005

On 7/8/05, Paul Crowley <paul at> wrote:
> In short, tokens should no longer contain openid.issued or
> openid.valid_to; replies to dumb mode requests will have an "is_valid"
> field instead of a "lifetime".

Speaking of this, why do we use absolute time in the associate
response? Considering that any good consumer will just take
replace_after - issued and use that as an expiry time due to clock
deviations, why don't we just put in number of seconds?

Taral <taralx at>
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