[Openid-specs-ab] IANA Registry

Nat Sakimura sakimura at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 21:59:06 UTC 2011

So there are two possibilities:

1. Just submit the Registry addition request, siting OpenID Connect as
the spec.
2. Create another spec, which is an OAuth extension, and submit the
Registry addition request
    based on it.

Section 11.2 process is sort of clear, but I am not sure if we take Option 2.,
where shall we submit the OAuth extension spec.


On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 1:55 AM, Anthony Nadalin <tonynad at microsoft.com> wrote:
> Section 11.2 of the OAuth spec defines the registry.  When the IESG approves
> the document (or sometimes during IETF last call), IANA will review it and
> confirm the actions they'll take (they check with the doc editors).  Once
> it's confirmed, they create the registry but they don't release it until the
> RFC is published.  At that point, registrations can be made according to
> instructions in section 11.2.
> Those instructions specify that one posts a message to a TBD mailing list,
> where requests will be reviewed.  The instructions give a template for the
> initial message.  The IESG appoints a "designated expert", who reviews the
> documentation for the parameter(s) requested, and approves it or not, based
> on her expertise and input from the mailing-list discussion.
> It's all meant to be lightweight.  The OpenID folks need to provide a stable
> document that describes the option(s), and the IESG usually appoints an
> expert the first time a review is needed
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Nat Sakimura (=nat)
Chairman, OpenID Foundation

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