OpenID Auth for agents and "bots"

Kevin Turner kevin at
Tue Aug 8 19:17:56 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-08-06 at 15:27 +0100, Martin Atkins wrote: 
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there's one bit where you say

> It makes for less to-ing and fro-ing in the (assumed) common case
> where the client is acting as its own identity provider.

How does this "common" case work?  The RP still needs to do discovery on
the identifier and check_authentication with the IdP.  The client can't
exactly act as its own IdP in that case.

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