[OpenID] The Various Methods For "user@domain.com" Style Identifiers

Claus Färber GMANE at faerber.muc.de
Fri Feb 9 09:20:00 UTC 2007

Recordon, David <drecordon at verisign.com> schrieb/wrote:
> 1) Static method of transforming to URL (user at example.com ->
> http://user.example.com, http://example.com/~user, etc)
> I'm not really sold on any of them.
>  - I think the static transformation will run into too many legacy
> deployment issues.

Well, that's the point: It is already delployed on some sites.

It might also make sense to use static transformation as a fallback when
dynamic mapping is not supported by the domain owner.


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