ANN: BROWSER-ID a new SASL Authentication mechanism under development

Austin King ozten at
Wed Sep 7 16:40:32 EDT 2011

On 09/02/2011 05:17 AM, Alexey Melnikov wrote:
> Hi Austin,
> Austin King wrote:
>> At Mozilla, we're experimenting with a new SASL plugin for BrowserID[1].
>> BrowserID is a decentralized identity system that makes it possible
>> for users to prove ownership of email addresses in a secure manner,
>> without requiring per-site passwords[2].
> Is there a SASL-related spec for this, or at least an example of the 
> SASL exchange?
I've documented our current demo, which is a concrete example using 
Django (web application framework) and OpenLDAP.

Feedback appreciated.


> Best Regards,
> Alexey

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