Thanks Nate — I think this is a really good read of my post. I also think that your experience of switching OpenID providers underscores my point that the technology is sound, regardless of the fate of Vidoop (the company).
All in all, I’m glad that I went to work for Vidoop because the caliber of the individuals who made up the company was really high. Had there been more of a focus or commitment to a particular direction, maybe things would have turned out differently; but maybe not. At least I can close this chapter and get going on the next thing!