[uf-discuss] OpenID

John Panzer jpanzer at aol.net
Wed Feb 21 08:18:41 PST 2007

Arve Bersvendsen wrote:

> On Tue, 20 Feb 2007 22:24:00 +0100, Thom Shannon <thom at ts0.com> wrote:
>> Forgive me if this is going over old ground, I just joined this list and
>> couldn't find what I was looking for on the wiki. Are there any
>> particular conventions emerging for embedding an OpenID into a hCard?
>> The openid-brainstorming page mentions using hCard on providers profile
>> pages etc, but I was thinking there should be a way to have your OpenID
>> on other profiles that can easily be consumed, allowing someone to see
>> you on social network A and add you on their social network B based on
>> you using the same OpenID.
>> I'm guessing it would be as simple as <a class="url fn openid"
>> href="http://ts0.com">? Just wanted to know what others are doing.
> I would think that using a rel value would make more sense, since rel  
> exists to signify the relationship between the current document (or  
> context therein); <a href="http://example.com/" 
> rel="openid.identifier">My  OpenID</a>

The UID seems to be limited to the hcard itself, while the rel's context 
is larger; is there a way to tell what context is meant?

I just realized that I typed rel="url uid" earlier rather than 
class="url uid".  :(


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