[Openid-specs-ab] Updates to the UserInfo Endpoint spec

George Fletcher gffletch at aol.com
Sat Jul 2 00:21:53 UTC 2011

Hi John,

I'm fine with the discovery spec defining the endpoints.. I was thinking 
specifically of something like /userinfo, like the OAuth2 spec defines 
/authorize and /token path portions of the endpoint. Do we want that 
part variable on an implementation by implementation basis?


On 7/1/11 6:39 PM, John Bradley wrote:
> I think it is better to leave the path to the IdP.   The discovery 
> document for the IdP will list the endpoint URL.
> I would not assume that the host is necessarily the same as the token 
> or other endpoints.
> John B.
> On 2011-07-01, at 6:28 PM, George Fletcher wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I updated the text regarding the UserInfo request to say that it is 
>> an OAuth2 protected resource supporting the Bearer Token spec. I also 
>> changed the SHOULD to a MUST in the response text requiring the JSON 
>> object to compile with the specified schema if the schema parameter 
>> requests "openid". Also did some clean ups in the referenced specs 
>> information.
>> One thing I just noticed is that we don't specify the path of the 
>> UserInfo endpoint. Do we want to do so?
>> Thanks,
>> George
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