Version Handling [ was OpenID status update ]
paul at ciphergoth.org
Mon Jun 6 11:47:00 PDT 2005
Brad Fitzpatrick wrote:
> I don't like the idea of failing on unknown parameters... that makes it
> hard to gently upgrade in the future.
Yes, I favour this as well - I meant 2 when I said 1. All of my
backwards-compatibility plans depend on this.
>>That's probably too complex though.
> Then let's favor 2 both ways.
This means that the server should never use an essential "advanced
feature" unless explicitly invited to by some consumer setting. That's
acceptable. We can add "openid.capabilities" if it's needed - something
that option 1 would make impossible...
\/ o\ Paul Crowley, paul at ciphergoth.org
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