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Re: [foaf-protocols] WebID test suite

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 23:16:16 +0100
Message-ID: <4E0A52B0.9030203@openlinksw.com>
To: Peter Williams <home_pw@msn.com>
CC: "public-xg-webid@w3.org" <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
On 6/28/11 10:39 PM, Peter Williams wrote:
> do use one of the standard assertion formats. Dont make a custom 
> profile of it. A good test is that if you use openid or ws-fedp that 
> it works with Microsoft ACS as the assertion consuming party. if y ou 
> choose SAML2 (now commodity in windows!), ensure it works with ADFS as 
> the assertion consuming engine. These products (ACS and ADFS) are 
> "final stage" products, way post-research phase, entering the market 
> at the commodization point defined as one that maximizes 
> interoperability. if you can inter with them, you stand a good change 
> of inteworking with the vast majority of other vendor's equivalent 
> implementations.

For us middleware types, pragmatic interop is the name of the game. On 
our part we'll map whatever exists to WebID in order for it to gain 
traction :-)

We'll take a look at ADFS and SAML2 on Windows re. addition WebID 
protocol bridging. Windows isn't foreign territory to us.



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