User @ domain.tld as ID (Once again)

Mike Hearn mike at
Thu Nov 3 10:26:38 PST 2005

On Thu, 03 Nov 2005 13:03:57 -0500, Daniel E. Renfer wrote:
> It would also be cool if sites that gave out openid's with usernames in 
> the url would list their regex pattern in the meta of their site. That 
> way, if my consumer can't find a rule for '' in it's 
> list, then it could hit to look for a 
> pattern there, or else fail.

That would be OK but sounds pretty complicated. Why not just have
"/openid/username" be the URL to access in every case? You need a
connection point somewhere, having another magic <head> tag pointing to a
regex doesn't seem any better than having a magic URL.

thanks -mike

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