[OpenID] Proposal: SMTP service extension for Yadis discovery

Dmitry Shechtman damnian at gmail.com
Wed Feb 7 23:21:00 UTC 2007

> The problem here is that is needs support by the email provider _and_
> the software vendor.

I'm already on the latter. I'll see what I can do about the former.

> Email-based OpenIDs (or let's call them user at realm-based OpenIDs, which
> just resemble email adresses) could be as simple as a convention to map
> <user at example.com> to <http://example.com/~user>.

In fact, that would be quite good a workaround. I believe an SMTP extension
would be a solution...


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