[Members] signin-to-browser initial architecture proposal
dave at cridland.net
Wed May 2 14:54:23 UTC 2012
On Wed May 2 15:25:45 2012, Arc Riley wrote:
> I've had a few conversations with Dan Callahan (who was just hired
> Mozilla to work on BrowserID) about using XMPP as an identity
> He seemed receptive to the idea.
> Personally I'd like to see this go a lot further than identity but
> need to be a lot of work on defining a standard security model for
> websites to (eg) send messages on behalf of a user, subscribe to
Right, I'd like that too. (Not the sending messages on behalf of a
user, but providing pubsub support for websites, and things).
But this initial project would be limited to identity (ie, BrowserID,
etc), I'd have thought.
> I'd like to point out that XMPP is already getting integrated with
> browsers, but not in the way we'd prefer - Google is integrating
> gTalk/Hangouts with Chrome and pushing it as a plugin to gmail/g+
I didn't think this worked via XMPP, actually. (I don't know why I
thought that, mind).
Dave Cridland - mailto:dave at cridland.net - xmpp:dwd at dave.cridland.net
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