Category Archives: Yadis

Eran's Status Report on Discovery

Something else so good I just have to blog it: Eran Hammer-Lahav‘s Discovery Coordination Report on the new metadata-discovery list he set up. Eran’s turning into a one-man hub of all things discovery as he drives forward together with the … Continue reading

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XRD Begins

For most people, watching the evolution of technical specifications is like watching a glacier move. To those of us living the process, though, there can be a great deal of drama to it — in fact it’s much more like … Continue reading

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Phil Windley on XRDS

I just added XRDS (Extensible Resource Descriptor Sequence) as a new category on my blog because this simple XML document format, created by the OASIS XRI Technical Committee to provide XRI resolution metadata and subsequently adopted by Yadis, is starting … Continue reading

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Johannes on XRI resolution

Johannes Ernst just created an excellent blog post out of an email dialog he and I had about the “big picture” of XRI resolution. It’s true that the concept of an identifier resolution network based on HTTP that parallels the … Continue reading

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OpenID 2.0: Convergence Continues

Internet infrastructure is always a story of convergence. Last fall the OpenID and LID URL-based authentication protocols came together around an interoperable lightweight discovery format called Yadis. Yadis used the XML-based XRDS document format developed by the OASIS XRI Technical … Continue reading

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Yadis 1.0 and XRI Resolution 2.0

When this blog is quiet for a long period, it’s usually because of specs, specs, specs. This winter has seemed like one long spec drive, and it’s not over yet. But we have reached two major milestones: XRI Resolution 2.0 … Continue reading

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