how different is OpenID from SXIP?

John Merrells merrells at
Fri Mar 17 23:05:12 UTC 2006

On 17-Mar-06, at 1:36 PM, Grant Monroe wrote:

> On 3/17/06, Dag Arneson <dag at> wrote:
>> With the SXIP way of doing things, I depend on my homesite for
>> everything, and I am suddenly an entirely different person if I  
>> choose
>> to use a new homesite.
> I'm not sure if this is completely accurate? My understanding of
> dix/Sxip/SXIP was that a homesite will return one of perhaps several
> URL-based identifiers.

It could even generate one for the purposes of that relationship.

> That URL may or may not have the same domain as
> the homesite.


> If this is the case, then you can have an identifier be
> the URL of your blog even if your blog is not hosted at your homesite.



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