[Openid-specs-ab] Two questions for today's call

Nat Sakimura sakimura at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 21:35:57 UTC 2011


1. Locale:

RFC 5646 / BCP 47 is better both in terms of standard and consistency
throughout the spec suite.

2. Req Params

Framework is correct. HTTP Redirect Binding needs to be updated.

=nat

On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 6:00 AM, Mike Jones <Michael.Jones at microsoft.com>wrote:

>  1.  Locale:****
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> The definition of locale in the UserInfo spec<http://openid.net/specs/openid-connect-userinfo-1_0.html>is currently:
> ****
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> The user's locale, represented as an ISO 639-1 Alpha-2 [ISO639-1] language
> code in lowercase and ISO 3166-1 Alpha-2 [ISO3166-1] Country Code in
> uppercase, separated by an underscore. For example, "en_US" or "fr_CA".***
> *
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> This is based upon the Facebook usage.  A better thing to do would probably
> be to use RFC 5646 <http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5646>, where these names
> would be "en-US" and "fr-CA", and where scripts can also be represented when
> necessary.  I'm prone to change to RFC 5646 and put a compatibility note in
> saying that some IdPs may use underscores rather than dashes between the
> language and country parts.****
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> 2.  Request parameter inconsistency between Framework and HTTP-Redirect
> specs:****
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> The HTTP-redirect spec<http://openid.net/specs/openid-connect-http-redirect-1_0.html>includes this portion of an example in
> 3.1.1.2:****
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>    "ses":****
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>       {****
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>         "mxa": 86400,****
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>         "eaa": 2****
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>       }****
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> Whereas, the Framework spec<http://openid.net/specs/openid-connect-framework-1_0.html>includes this portion of an example in 3.1.1:
> ****
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>     "idt":****
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>       {****
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>         "clm":****
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>           {****
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>            "aat": null****
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>           }****
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>         "mxa": 86400,****
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>         "eaa": 2****
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>       }****
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> Which is right?****
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>                                                             -- Mike****
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