Drummond on XRI/XDI and OpenID

At the IDtrust Symposium in Maryland, Drummond just presented a paper about how the XRI/XDI support in OpenID can be used to avoid some of the more wicked hacks necessary for some of the richer functionality in the OpenID 2.0 spec.  The paper is an interesting read and now public here:

http://middleware.internet2.edu/idtrust/2008/papers/01-reed-openid-xri-xrds.pdf

For an overview of some of the cool features about XRI/XDI, check out my 3 posts on the History of Tomorrow’s web series here.

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