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Re: OpenID+WebID Proxy Exercise

From: Joseph Ideheh <joidehen@hotmail.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2012 12:42:29 -0400
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CC: public-rww@w3.org
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>

On 23 Jul 2012, at 11:13, Kingsley Idehen wrote:

> On 7/23/12 10:07 AM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> 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}
>> 
>> Example:
>> 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.
> 
> Yes, quite ironic and frustrating as they all want to acts as OpenID based Identity Providers while not actually allowing OpenID access to any of their own services. 
> 
> You can also try: http://stackoverflow.com, it also works. Ditto: http://openid-demo.appspot.com/ .

  http://openid-demo.appspot.com/ and http://stackoverflow.com/ worked fine. 

Re.
> 
> Kingsley 
>>  
>> 
>> As simple example is available at:
>> 
>> 1. http://kingsley.idehen.net/MediaWiki/index.php?title=Special:VOILogin&type=signup -- for signup
>> 2. 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
>> Twitter/Identi.ca handle: @kidehen
>> Google+ Profile: https://plus.google.com/112399767740508618350/about
>> LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/kidehen
>> 
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> 
> -- 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Kingsley Idehen	      
> Founder & CEO 
> OpenLink Software     
> Company Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
> Personal Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
> Twitter/Identi.ca handle: @kidehen
> Google+ Profile: https://plus.google.com/112399767740508618350/about
> LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/kidehen
> 
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