brad at danga.com
Fri Nov 11 18:14:54 PST 2005
OpenID will still exist with Yadis. Yadis will just enable somebody to
ask a URL, "Do you support OpenID?"
So don't worry about it. OpenID isn't going away.
On Fri, 11 Nov 2005, Steven Roussey wrote:
> OK, thanks. I was looking around some more and it seems like there is push
> for something called Yadis (now I know where the name of this list comes
> from). It seems like things are still in transition -- is there a reasonable
> timetable for it?
> Also, it looks like it assumes the user is already logged in at the other
> site for this to work, is that correct? Seems like there ought to be some
> sort of UI for that - in place on the page.
> One last thing: does the profile authentication return a username? I want
> something that resembles an email address (but it need not be one, in fact
> may be better if it is not). So "sroussey from Network54.com" for something
> like a URL http://www.network54.com/Profile/sroussey (or perhaps the same
> username for something like
> http://www.network54.com/Profile/Steven_Roussey). I'd want a concise
> username and a domain name, rather than a URL, and the username would need
> to be unique for the domain name.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: yadis-bounces at lists.danga.com [mailto:yadis-bounces at lists.danga.com]
> On Behalf Of Jason S
> Sent: Friday, November 11, 2005 5:52 PM
> To: yadis at lists.danga.com
> Subject: Re: OpenID start
> Christopher E. Granade wrote:
> > Steven Roussey wrote:
> >> I'm contemplating using OpenID for our site (and other unnamed ones). I
> >> a few questions:
> >> 1. Where can I find various user interface examples of
> >> implementation (client)?
> >> 2. How many (and who are they?) sites use the ID service
> >> that have a minimum of 1,000,000 registered users?
> >> 3. Is there a PHP implementation of the client and server?
> >> Thanks,
> >> Steven Roussey
> >> Network54.com
> > I don't know about (3), but the answers to (1) and (2) are LiveJournal
> > and LiveJournal. Seriously, LJ has put a lot of work into making OID
> > work for them.
> > - --Chris
> For 3) See http://videntity.org/openid/ for Videntity's PHP-OpenID library.
> (Based heavily off the python libraries.)
> For 2) One Million Movable Type users? Maybe. Movable Type 3.2
> apparently has OpenID support as far as comment authentication
> (consumers) goes. I'm unsure if it's TypeKey specifically, or something
> built into the software.
> See SixApart.com or http://www.sixapart.com/movabletype/ for more details.
> Also LiveJournal (and DeadJournal too) as stated above.
> 1) LiveJournal, as mentioned previously. (DeadJournal also, for the
> same reason.)
> OpenID.net and the Wiki has a lot of simple integrations.
> And the original AJAX+Classic demo loom somewhere, let's see if I can
> find it...
> There it is, the original proof of concept:
> The Videntity Wiki has OpenID logins allowed. And the patch is
> available for any media wiki administrators.
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