On 14-Oct-06, at 8:45 PM, Scott Kveton wrote: >>> I kinda get "homesite", but I don't understand the thinking behind >>> "membersite": What is this site supposed to be a "member" of? >> >> It was a member of the network of sites running the protocol. > > "Membersite" sounds too much like you have to join some club to > participate. > I feel the same way about "homesite". I'm all for finding more > consumer-friendly terminology for this but I've yet to hear > anything that > rings true.
Just to clarify, I was providing where "Membersite" came from, not promoting we use the term. > > In the case of http you have "web server" which is served up by a > "web site" > ... Instead of "http provider" and "http destination" ... Maybe we > need to > make this even simpler than we are? Could it be as simple (and I'm > not > really suggesting these) as "login server" and "login site"? > > What does the wider community think? How do LiveJournal users > refer to this > concept today? fwiw; I think RP is fine for the spec. I don't think we actually need to have a specific name when talking to users. it is a site that supports OpenID. -- Dick _______________________________________________ specs mailing list email@example.com http://openid.net/mailman/listinfo/specs