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

Lukas Rosenstock inbox at
Wed Apr 5 08:44:47 UTC 2006

Am 04.04.2006, 09:12 Uhr, schrieb Martin Atkins <mart at>:

> So if I've got an XRID that resolves to that /data/yadis URL, I *must*
> do openid:delegate to or it won't work.
> Note that LiveJournal's Yadis output doesn't currently do that.

Openid:delegate should always work, but I still think that it should be
no problem for OpenID servers to accept your XRI as openid.identity.

> (Is it even possible for someone to set up an XRID that points at a
> LiveJournal XRDS document without modifying LiveJournal's XRDS document?)

I'd say no because XRIs don't *point* to an XRDS, XRIs *resolve* to an  
XRDS (usually dynamically), but I'm not sure.

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