Christopher E. Granade
cgranade at greens.org
Mon Oct 17 13:32:37 PDT 2005
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Michael Calder wrote:
>>From the specs:
> "* The delegate identity URL must be canonical. It will not be further
> processed by the consumer, so be sure it has the "http://" and
> trailing slash, if there's no path component."
> On 10/17/05, Jason S Salaz <jason at zenenet.com> wrote:
>> A friend and I were trying our hardest to figure out why he could
>> comment to LiveJournal (and in general, use his domain with LiveJournal
>> as the server/delegate) by logging in via OpenID via his domain, and I
>> We finally found out that I was missing a single / in the delegate URL.
>> (href="...livejournal.com" instead of href="...livejournal.com/").
>> Is there a reason that this trailing slash is absolutely required? And
>> why it (seeming unnecessarily :( ) causes so much grief?
In that case, perhaps append the following?
* The delegate identity URL must be canonical. It will not be further
processed by the consumer, so be sure it has the "http://" and
trailing slash, if there's no path component.
NOTE: The consumer SHOULD append a trailing slash if appropriate, and
if the login fails without the slash appended. Note also that a server
SHOULD NOT recognize two identity URLs that differ only by a trailing
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