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Re: OpenID Connect Discovery not Webfinger based?

From: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2011 08:24:06 +0100 (BST)
Message-ID: <a1ac817e8d507c97941bf6e40b973a34.squirrel@webmail-mit.w3.org>
To: "Markus Sabadello" <markus.sabadello@gmail.com>
Cc: "elf Pavlik" <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>, "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
> http://openid.net/specs/openid-connect-discovery-1_0.html
>
> And yes it doesn't use XRD. Instead it uses SWD (Simple Web Discovery):
> http://self-issued.info/docs/draft-jones-simple-web-discovery.html
>

Note that this is probably the right choice. XRD is a kinda clunky XML
format with a dependency on XRIs, while SWD is lightweight JSON built on
straight URIs.

> The mailing list for OpenID Connect spec work is this:
> http://lists.openid.net/mailman/listinfo/openid-specs-ab
>
> Markus
>
> On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 11:48 PM, elf Pavlik
> <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>wrote:
>
>> 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 ~
>>
>>
>
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