With the release of .NET 3.0, I was able to test drive InfoCard (now known as CardSpace). I actually had some problems with it due to some bizarre configurations on my machine (somehow I was no longer the owner of my user profile folders), but now that it’s up and running I can say I’m still excited about the whole concept. Still early days, but the process is seamless enough. The proof of the pudding will be when people start using it in anger. As yet, only a couple of ID related blogs support cardspace, so we’ll see how it goes when the amazons and banks of the world get in on it.
Trying out the new ID metasystem