The Sad Story of OAuth 2.0 and Open Standards, IETF

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

after spending about 3 hours, do i understand how OAuth or OpenID work? No. But, i got a story, you may have already heard.

RealtimeConf - “OAuth 2.0 - Looking Back and Moving On” by Eran Hammer

[OAuth 2.0 and the Road to Hell By Eran Hammer. At http://hueniverse.com/2012/07/26/oauth-2-0-and-the-road-to-hell/ , accessed on 2016-03-04 ]

by the way, OpenID was hot in 2009 or so, but is dead.

OpenID was started by Brad Fitzpatrick, in May 2005. (Brad wrote LiveJournal (which was the first suggessful blog platform, circa 2000)).

Brad Fitzpatrick also uses Kinesis keyboard, see his blog and photos at:

https://twitter.com/bradfitz/status/517432131841044480

https://plus.google.com/+BradFitzpatrick/posts/WUb6tsg5tud

Mar 31, 2012 https://plus.google.com/+BradFitzpatrick/posts/hmKNqH9KJDr

http://brad.livejournal.com/2133298.html

my review at Kinesis Advantage2 Keyboard Review

he's been with google for many years now. Now and then you can see he does some presentation for Google. And now he works on golang.

https://www.quora.com/What%E2%80%99s-wrong-with-OpenID

[OpenID: The Web's Most Successful Failure By Scott Gilbertson. At http://www.webmonkey.com/2011/01/openid-the-webs-most-successful-failure/ , accessed on 2016-03-04 ]

OAuth is probably also history now.

here's OAuth replacement. https://github.com/hueniverse/oz

programing, unix, web tech, so complex, really is just the result of human society, like politics. huge influx of things at play, counting majorly the ignorance of programers of how things are

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