Yadis.... now OpenID
crschmidt at crschmidt.net
Wed May 18 05:40:55 PDT 2005
On Tue, May 17, 2005 at 08:54:07PM -0700, Brad Fitzpatrick wrote:
> The temporary name Yadis is now dead. It's now OpenID.
> Much love to David Lehn for giving us http://openid.net/ , which is
> currently down until DNS gets moved/setup.
> For now:
> -- not based on FOAF (though FOAF can still be used, and just as
> easily if it's under the root identity URL)
> <link rel="openid.server" href="http://www.livejournal.com/misc/openid.bml" />
Can we add something to the FOAF along the lines of <openid:server
rdf:resource="http://www.livejournal.com/misc/openid.bml" />, just to
keep the RDF friendly among us happy? Personally, I'm working towards
making my homepage a simple XSLT processing of my FOAF file, and that
would let me process the FOAF openid:server to openid.server in the
<link rel> stuff.
> The "openid." preface is consistent with the GET arguments in the
> requests/responses, and allows us extensibility in the future, if we
> need to link more. The period is okay, since the rel is just a bunch
> of CDATA tokens. No content-type makes sense. No title makes much sense.
"No title makes much sense" -- I don't know that a title can hurt? It's
just a human readable version of the href: "OpenID Identity Server"
would be a fine title, although it's probably best to just tell clients
not to pay attention to what it is and only key on rel?
"I don't work here, I just wish I did."
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