POST instead of GET for associate mode?

Nathan D. Bowen nbowen+yadis at
Thu Jun 9 12:39:48 PDT 2005

Brad Fitzpatrick wrote:

>Because the UA and redirects
>aren't involved during the consumer <-> idserver assoc step, does anybody
>have opinions on making that step be a POST instead of a GET, so the URLs
>don't get ridiculously long? 
Yes, I really like this idea.

Are you thinking of POSTing a request in the same name/value format the 
server uses for responses?

Unless someone notices a downside to switching to POSTs here, I'd prefer 
to read and debug the new name/value format over a long URL-encoded 
query string any day.

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