[JDEV] MS opens up Passport and HailStorm

Julian Missig julian at jabber.org
Thu Sep 20 15:59:38 CDT 2001

Uh, not really. That's for existing open standards. There's not really 
an existing open standard here that Microsoft is embracing. We're 
witnessing Microsoft creating *their own standard* and attempting to 
make it the defacto standard.

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Jonathan Siegle wrote:

> Step #1: Embrace.
> On Thu, 20 Sep 2001, Adam Theo wrote:
>>wow... MS is on the warpath...
>>they're supposedly opening up their .Net auth system to allow other,
>>non-Passport, auth systems, such as from AOL or Yahoo... they would be
>>100% compatible with each other, so Yahoo Auth users could use Yahoo to
>>access Hotmail and other MSN services...

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