3806Re: [decentralization] De-centralizing single sign on.
- Sep 2, 2001Julian, I wrote about this in July and there was quite a bit of discussion
Here's the article and below it is the discussion..
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From: "Julian Bond" <julian_bond@...>
Sent: Saturday, September 01, 2001 11:52 PM
Subject: [decentralization] De-centralizing single sign on.
> There are a vast number of web sites that require an ID and password but
> which have relatively low security requirements. It would make life
> easier for users of those sites if they didn't have to retype all their
> preferences and create a new ID and password.
> What if the registration form or sign on form had three fields
> 1) ID
> 2) password
> 3) get my preferences from this URL
> The site could then use XML-RPC, SOAP or such like to connect to that
> URL, validate the id and password and return a set of preferences/basic
> This is completely open and allows any and every site to act as the
> master repository for the preference set.
> What's wrong with this picture?
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