Proposal for an XRI (i-name) profile for OpenID

Victor Grey victor at
Mon Apr 3 16:09:40 UTC 2006

Lukas Rosenstock wrote:
>>> Yes, except I think the type would be 
>>> <Type>xri://*(+authenticationService)</Type>
> So why this? OpenID remains OpenID. Of course, you may assign a 
> permanent XRI as a Type identifier for OpenID (now idea how this would 
> look like) but not something generic as you've posted - I thought XRI 
> was working on their own SSO scheme (which then would have 'that' 
> type).

On reflection, I agree. If an authentication service can respond to an 
OpenID SSO authentication request, it should advertise a type of:
if indeed that's the type identifier that YADIS has specified.


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