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Re: [community] from W3C….Fwd: Proposal: "User" header field

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2013 22:27:51 -0400
Message-ID: <51E8A427.1080704@openlinksw.com>
To: Torsten Lodderstedt <torsten@lodderstedt.net>
CC: George Fletcher <gffletch@aol.com>, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, "board@openid.net" <board@openid.net>, public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>, OpenID Specs Mailing List <specs@openid.net>
On 7/18/13 1:38 PM, Torsten Lodderstedt wrote:
> I fully agree with George und would like to add: why don't you just 
> use the authorization header to send identity data/credentials/tokens 
> to the server in order to allow for access control?

This is already possible. The requirement here stems from the fact that 
"From:" is bound specifically to mailto: scheme URIs (Uniform Resource 
Identifiers). We are looking to "User:" to be the superClass of "From:" 
which is basically URI scheme agnostic. That's it.

[SNIP]

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