Web Services Access using YADIS

Pat Cappelaere pat at cappelaere.com
Thu Jul 20 12:06:11 UTC 2006

This is what I am thinking and this would be a colossal achievement in the
community (rather than go the WS-* route).
It seems to me that the code base is almost there.  Unfortunately, I am not
an expert at this and was wondering if anyone had done something similar (or
willing to guide me in that direction)

> From: Dan Lyke <danlyke at flutterby.com>
> Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 19:47:15 -0700
> To: "yadis at lists.danga.com" <yadis at lists.danga.com>
> Subject: Re: Web Services Access using YADIS
> On Wed, 19 Jul 2006 17:58:05 -0700, Pat Cappelaere wrote:
>> Server B would use token to verify authentication of user by
>> presenting token to originating server. Server B would also
>> get access to profile info
> So one of the applications I was trying to get a friend to adopt for
> LID was for a for-pay content site that was partnering with a forum
> site. Subscribers to the forum site would get access to a subset of
> the for-pay content.
> The idea was to use LID to log in to both sites, and then have a web
> API that would let the content site query the forum site to see if a
> LID (that the user had presumably logged in with) had collateral
> privileges.
> I think the whole project eventually tumbled, but there's no reason
> that this couldn't be done with YADIS in conjunction with OpenID, LID
> or whatever.
> Dan

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