User @ domain.tld as ID (Once again)

Mike Hearn mike at
Thu Nov 3 11:01:07 PST 2005

On Thu, 03 Nov 2005 13:50:32 -0500, Daniel E. Renfer wrote:
> The reason for using this method is because livejournal (nor any other 
> domain) currently uses the format /openid/{username} for their profile 
> pages, and they shouldn't have to change that. 

Ah, no need for changing anything! You can just have a server side
redirect/rewrite rule. With Apache at least this is very simple - it's
convenient for client writers as the HTTP library will take care of it and
high performance as there's no need for additional page loads/parsing.

thanks -mike

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