Blog URI, is it necessary?

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at
Mon May 23 13:03:08 PDT 2005

On Mon, 23 May 2005, Imran Ghory wrote:

> On 5/20/05, Brad Fitzpatrick <brad at> wrote:
> > So guys, what should be the recommendation here?  We have to tell
> > consumers in the spec whether or not they should be prepared for the
> > assert_identity value changing.
> >
> hmm I seem to be a bit confused I assumed the reason the id server was
> returning the url so the consumer didn't have to store it. If the the
> consumer is storing it then what's the point of the id server sending
> it ?

Yeah, agree.  The Net::OpenID::Consumer library just gets the URL in
assert_identity, double-checks it still points to the identity server, and
gives you that.  It doesn't remember it.

> Imran

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