Public Review Period for Proposed Fourth Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Federation

Published June 2, 2024

The OpenID Connect Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft:

This would be the fourth Implementer’s Draft of this specification.

An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. This note starts the 45-day public review period for the specification draft in accordance with the OpenID Foundation IPR policies and procedures. Unless issues are identified during the review that the working group believes must be addressed by revising the draft, this review period will be followed by a seven-day voting period during which OpenID Foundation members will vote on whether to approve this draft as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft. For the convenience of members who have completed their reviews by then, voting will actually begin a week before the start of the official voting period.

The relevant dates are:

  • Implementer's Draft public review period: Saturday, June 1, 2024 to Tuesday, July 16, 2024 (45 days)
  • Implementer's Draft vote announcement: Wednesday, July 3, 2024
  • Implementer's Draft early voting opens: Wednesday, July 10, 2024*
  • Implementer's Draft official voting period: Wednesday, July 17, 2024 to Wednesday, July 24, 2024 (7 days)*

* Note: Early voting before the start of the formal voting period will be allowed.

The OpenID Connect working group page is Information on joining the OpenID Foundation can be found at If you’re not a current OpenID Foundation member, please consider joining to participate in the approval vote.

You can send feedback on the specification in a way that enables the working group to act upon it by (1) signing the contribution agreement at to join the working group (please specify that you are joining the “AB/Connect” working group on your contribution agreement), (2) joining the working group mailing list at, and (3) sending your feedback to the list.

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