Yadis and OpenID: openid.server vs X-YADIS-Location

Dick Hardt dick at sxip.com
Fri Mar 10 06:15:10 UTC 2006

On 9-Mar-06, at 1:49 PM, Josh Hoyt wrote:

> On 3/9/06, Dick Hardt <dick at sxip.com> wrote:
>> Sounds like it works for people even if it is bypassing Yadis.
>> What value would they get from looking at the Yadis document?
> The OpenID consumer will not usually need additional information, but
> the Yadis document may contain other alternate services, and a relying
> party that supports multiple protocols should be able to choose the
> appropriate one. Also, if the user's main OpenID server is
> unavailable, the Yadis document could specify a fallback server,
> making the identity URL more robust.

Ok. Thanks!

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