Category Archives: Practical I-Names

$5 i-names — Now That's Practical

I haven’t posted for a month. Beside’s the fact that it was August (a sacred month in Seattle), it was also prep for Digital ID World this week in Santa Clara, where XDI.org-accredited i-brokers are introducing support for OpenID 1.1, … Continue reading

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INITECH Goes Live with I-Services

INITECH is the first XDI.org-accredited i-broker to provide three i-services for their i-name customer — they just went live with SAML-based i-name Single Sign-On (i-SSO), Contact and Forwarding services. You can see these services at work with their own i-name, @greenbutton. You can … Continue reading

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I-Names Get Real

I should have suspected this — we finally get to the biggest inflection point in the evolution of i-names and I’m too busy to blog about it. Oh well, that’s life. In less than two hours we finally flip the … Continue reading

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XDI.org ready at last

When I can’t do a post for a month you know something’s up (or down). But this one’s up: XDI.org has finally finished and approved the Global Services Specification (GSS) that governs the operation of XDI.org’s global XRI i-name and … Continue reading

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Identity Informational Morning

See the Internet Identity Workshop wiki for info about a morning meeting for developers to be held at Cafe Won Ton in the Fulsom neighborhood of S.F. next Monday, 2005/12/12, before the Syndicate conference. It’ll be a great chance to … Continue reading

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DataTao is coming

Andy Dale has started to blog about where all this XDI stuff is going at ooTao: DataTao. DataTao is (to my knowledge) the first pure data sharing service. In other words, any individual or organization with an i-name will be … Continue reading

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Mary and Phil on I-Names

My sparcity of posts in August equates directly to the intensity of work going on right now on the XRI 2.0 specifications at OASIS. After the XRI 2.0 Committee Draft 01 specifications were approved by the XRI Technical Committee (TC) … Continue reading

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