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Re: OpenID+WebID Proxy Exercise

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2012 16:07:48 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhKnfF4t6pQOiPk78mY6B+KXNrW4L4Wpje1h-Qqk2oXWRQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: "public-rww@w3.org" <public-rww@w3.org>
On 23 July 2012 15:24, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:

> All,
>
> Our id.myopenlink.net service includes an OpenID+WebID proxy that you can
> use via the  URL pattern:
> http://id.myopenlink.net/**openid-proxy/id.vsp?w={WebID}<http://id.myopenlink.net/openid-proxy/id.vsp?w=%7BWebID%7D>
>
> Example:
> http://id.myopenlink.net/**openid-proxy/id.vsp?w=http://**
> id.myopenlink.net/dataspace/**person/KingsleyUyiIdehen<http://id.myopenlink.net/openid-proxy/id.vsp?w=http://id.myopenlink.net/dataspace/person/KingsleyUyiIdehen>
>
> You can test this pattern with any existing OpenID instance and simply
> enjoy the benefit of not having to enter your user name and password since
> redirection to WebID handles that, leaving you to simply present an X.509
> cert when challenged for identity authentication by OpenID services.
>

Awesome, it logged me into identi.ca!

Ironically, many OpenID providers no longer let you login with OpenID (only
with NASCAR etc.) but in many you can still find the link.


>
> As simple example is available at:
>
> 1. http://kingsley.idehen.net/**MediaWiki/index.php?title=**
> Special:VOILogin&type=signup<http://kingsley.idehen.net/MediaWiki/index.php?title=Special:VOILogin&type=signup>-- for signup
> 2. http://kingsley.idehen.net/**MediaWiki/?title=Special:**VOILogin<http://kingsley.idehen.net/MediaWiki/?title=Special:VOILogin>-- authentication .
>
> You should be able to do the same, using the same URL pattern when using
> other OpenID services such as: StackOverflow, Identi.ca, Yahoo! etc..
>
> --
>
> Regards,
>
> Kingsley Idehen
> Founder & CEO
> OpenLink Software
> Company Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
> Personal Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/**blog/~kidehen<http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/%7Ekidehen>
> Twitter/Identi.ca handle: @kidehen
> Google+ Profile: https://plus.google.com/**112399767740508618350/about<https://plus.google.com/112399767740508618350/about>
> LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/**kidehen<http://www.linkedin.com/in/kidehen>
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