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Re: OpenID Connect Discovery not Webfinger based?

From: Markus Sabadello <markus.sabadello@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2011 00:20:48 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJF45PQwv79c8br__KG0Fkt9kMCrWv=jb4Brk+Nb7HNONfhPDw@mail.gmail.com>
To: elf Pavlik <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>
Cc: public-xg-federatedsocialweb <public-xg-federatedsocialweb@w3.org>
Hey Elf,

Nice to hear you :)
There were several good sessions on OpenID Connect at IIW this week, in
addition to a dedicated OpenID Connect workshop.

The current discovery spec is at

And yes it doesn't use XRD. Instead it uses SWD (Simple Web Discovery):

The mailing list for OpenID Connect spec work is this:


On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 11:48 PM, elf Pavlik

> Hello,
> I have just recalled Marcus Sabadello mentioning to me when we met in
> Vienna recently that people working on OpenID Connect started rolling their
> own discovery spec not based on Webfinger. Does anyone else here follows
> that development? Anyone from OpenID Connect working group present on this
> list by any chance?
> I guess we could consider trying to invite people from working groups of
> various protocols related to FSW to join our group, I could send some
> invitations soon, if you know anyone in person maybe you could contact them
> as well? When do we want move to Community Group? Maybe than joining our
> group will make a bit smoother experience...
> =)
> ~ elf Pavlik ~
Received on Friday, 21 October 2011 07:21:17 UTC

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