[OT] Re: User @ domain.tld as ID (Once again)

Martin Atkins mart at degeneration.co.uk
Thu Nov 3 10:16:05 PST 2005

Mike Hearn wrote:
> OpenID is young and there's time for a version 2, there'd need to be one
> anyway IMHO to solve things like the single sign-out problem (which isn't
> hard to fix, but again needs a protocol revision). Any such new
> specification could easily include a couple of paragraphs on mapping email
> addresses to URLs. There's no need for a 2 paragraph extra spec. That's
> just shoving the issue under the rug.

OpenID is irrelevant.

With YADIS atop it, it makes no difference what kind of identifier
OpenID uses because it's hidden behind the layer of abstraction provided

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