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23 June 2009 20:30

OAuth-OpenID: You’re Barking Up the Wrong Tree if you Think They’re the Same Thing

OAuth, OpenID…they sound like the same thing and they kind of do vaguely similar things But I’m here to tell you, OAuth is not Open ID. They have a different purpose. I’ve been playing around with OAuth a bit in the past couple weeks and have a grip on what it’s aiming to do and what it’s not aiming to do. To start with, here’s what OAuth does have in common with Open ID