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A few years ago Microsoft said that Windows Live ID would be an OpenID provider. Have they actually gotten around to implementing it, and if so, where is the service URL?

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This is a duplicate of stackoverflow.com/questions/4056263/… –  Mike Scott Sep 6 '11 at 9:03
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@Mike Scott How can it be a duplicate of a question from another site targeting different type of users? –  AndrejaKo Sep 6 '11 at 10:06
    
@mike-scott How am I supposed to find it there if I was just looking here? I'm not looking to write anything with their API, I was just looking to use it, which is why I came to Super User. –  CyberSkull Sep 6 '11 at 23:00
    
@CyberSkull It's the seventh result on Google for '"windows live" openid'. It's hardly unreasonable to expect people to look through the first page of search results on Google before asking a question here. –  Mike Scott Sep 7 '11 at 6:34

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There is isn't OpenID support for Windows Live.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenID

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Ack, I meant to write it isn't implemented. Funny how one omission changes everything.

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Can you please provide a quote form that page that actually shows that microsoft provided an OpenID provider for Live platform? –  AndrejaKo Sep 6 '11 at 8:54
    
Yeah, I was wondering why all the downvotes. Then I read what I typed. . . –  surfasb Sep 6 '11 at 16:30
    
All the Wikipedia article really says is they announced it, and nothing else. –  CyberSkull Sep 6 '11 at 23:06
    
Yeah, I meant to type that it isn't supported. –  surfasb Sep 7 '11 at 3:50

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