[Standards] XMPP client-centric? [was: Decloaking and Temporary Subscriptions]
stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Jan 22 03:07:45 UTC 2010
On 1/21/10 6:08 PM, Jason Eacott wrote:
> Oauth is all about impersonating other users, thats all it does!
False. OAuth is about delegating access to protected resources so that
another entity can have restricted authority to perform a given task
(the canonical example is granting a printing service access to your
online photos). OAuth is not about impersonation, it is about delegated
authorization. Those two things are very different.
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