Otherwise, great article. I need to remember to click that new Safari 'Reader' button.
edit, from another googler: http://www.google.com/buzz/dclinton/RcW6X3EjKj1/John-Panzers...
> John Panzer's take on the XAuth project is pretty much spot-on. It's not that XAuth is what anyone wants for the ultimate answer in this space. > Rather, XAuth is a short-term way of pushing for any momentum in this direction.
> There are a number of companies leading it, btw:
> MySpace: http://xauthdemo.myspace.com/
> Microsoft: http://xauthdemo.mslivelabs.com/
> Yahoo: http://developer.yahoo.net/blog/archives/2010/04/xauth_oauth...
> Etc., etc. (Eran suggested this was Google-led, which didn't quite strike me as accurate, given that Yahoo, Microsoft, MySpace, etc., were all as involved as Google was.)
> For more background on XAuth, I did a round-up of the various announcements and responses during the XAuth launch:: http://www.google.com/buzz/dclinton/CYgLcs24yqP/
> Security guy 1: xhost is deprecated. use xauth.
> Security guy 2: xauth? But that's reliant on whoever controls a single domain.
> Both: ???