John, Have a look at OAuth (http://groups.google.com/group/oauth). I think it's currently a private google group, but it seems like you've given a lot of thought to this type of thing, so I'm sure the group owners would welcome your input. There's a lot of activity going on over there.
David On 8/26/07, John Ehn <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > I have created a draft of a new specification that I think will help to > fill a gap in OpenID functionality. > > What appears to be a newer productivity feature of many websites is the > ability to import and utilize information from other sites. For instance, > Basecamp provides an API that allows other systems to access user data. > This is a great feature, but it currently cannot be done with OpenID, due to > the dependence on end-user interaction during the authentication process. > > The Trusted Authentication Extension provides for the ability for an > OpenID Consumer to log in to another OpenID Consumer without user > interaction. The end user will be able to create a trusted connection > between two OpenID enabled sites, which will allow a client site to access a > destination site using the end user's Identity. > > Please provide your comments and feedback, as they are most appreciated. > > http://extremeswank.com/openid_trusted_auth.html > > Thank you, > > John Ehn > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > _______________________________________________ > specs mailing list > email@example.com > http://openid.net/mailman/listinfo/specs > >
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