OpenID Connect Implementer’s Drafts Approved 6


The OpenID membership has approved the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts in the vote held from February 7th to 15th, 2012:

• Basic Client Profile – Simple self-contained specification for a web-based Relying Party. (This spec contains a subset of the information in Messages and Standard.)
• Discovery – Defines how user and provider endpoints can be dynamically discovered.
• Dynamic Registration – Defines how clients can dynamically register with OpenID Providers.
• Messages – Defines all the messages that are used in OpenID Connect. (These messages are used by the Standard binding.)
• Standard – Complete HTTP binding of the Messages, for both Relying Parties and OpenID Providers.
• Multiple Response Type Encoding – Registers OAuth 2.0 response_type values used by OpenID Connect.

The voting results were:

  • Approve (86 votes)
  • Disapprove (1 vote)
  • Abstain (2 votes)

Total Votes: 89 (out of 363 members = 25% > 20% quorum requirement)

An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification.

The specifications are posted at these locations:

• http://openid.net/specs/openid-connect-basic-1_0-15.html
• http://openid.net/specs/openid-connect-discovery-1_0-07.html
• http://openid.net/specs/openid-connect-registration-1_0-08.html
• http://openid.net/specs/openid-connect-messages-1_0-07.html
• http://openid.net/specs/openid-connect-standard-1_0-07.html
• http://openid.net/specs/oauth-v2-multiple-response-types-1_0-03.html

A description of OpenID Connect can be found at http://openid.net/connect/.

The working group page is http://openid.net/wg/connect/.

 



About Nat Sakimura

Chairman of the OpenID Foundation in 2011. Working on Digital Identity since 2000. Founder of OpenID Foundation Japan, and serving as a Community Board member of the OpenID Foundation since 2009. Co-author of OpenID PAPE, OpenID Connect etc. http://nat.sakimura.org/