OpenID Proposal: OpenID Messaging

Kristopher Tate kris at
Wed Jun 29 15:09:34 PDT 2005

Haha, actually, my company already implimented an XML-RPC method that 
allows  server -> level9 ->  persona messages to sent.

Although, there is a reason:

Brad (2005-6-5 3:47:16 PM GMT-07:00):
>> OK.  What format do we use for the replies from servers to consumers
>> about server secrets?  We should probably use the same format as that
>> for the signatures.  I was thinking x-www-form-urlencoded there, but 
>> as
>> you say that might be hard for consumers to parse when it's part of 
>> the
>> reply rather than part of the request.
> You'll hear every debate.  Some people will say text/line-based 
> protocol
> is easiest.  Some will want x-www-form-urlencoded encoding, and some 
> will
> actually prefer XML, as it's built into their language/envifornemnt.
> I'd say in the interest of consistency we go with 
> x-www-form-urlencoded.
> It's not that hard to parse, and it's usually possible to coerce a web
> framework's API to do most the heavy lifting of decoding it anyway.


On 2005/06/29, at 2:57 PM, Taral wrote:

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