Comment tracking

Christopher Whipple chris at
Thu May 19 14:01:22 PDT 2005

...and because I'm a bonehead and didn't reply-all. :)


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From: Christopher Whipple <chris at>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 13:36:56 -0700
To: Christopher Schmidt <crschmidt at>
Subject: Re: Comment tracking

I was thinking OpenID would provide the authentication mechanism for the
blog app so that it could trust the ping coming from the
server... Since the server would have already verified that "I
am who I say I am".


On 5/19/05 12:05 PM, "Christopher Schmidt" <crschmidt at> wrote:

> Not sure how I see that OpenID is an inherent part of this. For the most
> part, tools up until this point have assumed that the "Address" that
> most servers ask for is actually an accurate representation. Wordpress
> has the concept of "Pingback", which is similar to what you describe,
> although not for comments.
> Is there something specific about OpenID that makes this more
> likely/possible?

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