[Openid-specs-ab] Potential ticket to file for registration

Nat Sakimura sakimura at gmail.com
Wed Jan 18 01:31:00 UTC 2012

I am not suggesting to split the Registration into two documents.
I am suggesting to have a section that defines messages, then another
section that defines a HTTP binding.
Other bindings can refer the messages section and will be shorter.

For Smart Phone IdP, I was just thinking of the identical message
handed to the IdP in a request file.
i.e., the Client shows a page with <a
Then the Client IdP App will be invoked and will go fetch the


On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 10:18 AM, John Bradley <ve7jtb at ve7jtb.com> wrote:
> Registration is probably different enough to require a totally different spec anyway if you are dealing with a smart phone.
> I don't know that separating registration into two documents helps much.
> On 2012-01-17, at 7:27 PM, Nat Sakimura wrote:
>> I am now considering the case for "IdP in a Smart Phone".
>> That typically requires custom schema which is called through GET.
>> As the Messages is abstract, it allows it but the Registration does
>> not as it mandates it to be done through POST. Perhaps it would have
>> been better to separate a messages section and a binding section to
>> allow other bindings to be defined later.
>> Nat Sakimura
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Nat Sakimura (=nat)
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