[Openid-specs-fapi] External : FW: OBE JWS Profile - Version 0.10b for Approval

Freddi Gyara Freddi.Gyara at openbanking.org.uk
Thu Sep 17 08:33:05 UTC 2020

I want to raise a concern about “REQUIREMENT-2: The JWS header shall include b64 header parameter, as defined in RFC 7797 [3], set to false."

This is a breaking change from the signatures at Open Banking (which explicitly do not use this as we found that library support and interop issues that ensued as a result.

It would be good to understand the rationale for requiring this flag. If this was included to be aligned with OBIE, the situation on the ground has now actually changed.

Requirements in 5.3.2 are also a breaking change for OBIE (we rely on using `kid` alone to identify the signing key).

From: Openid-specs-fapi <openid-specs-fapi-bounces at lists.openid.net> On Behalf Of Ralph Bragg via Openid-specs-fapi
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Subject: External : [Openid-specs-fapi] FW: OBE JWS Profile - Version 0.10b for Approval

FYI – speak now or forever hold your peace.

Kind Regads,

From: Joao Daniel Parracho <j.parracho at openbankingeurope.eu<mailto:j.parracho at openbankingeurope.eu>>
Date: Wednesday, 16 September 2020 at 17:27
Cc: Nick Pope <nick.pope at openbankingeurope.eu<mailto:nick.pope at openbankingeurope.eu>>, "John Broxis (j.broxis at preta.eu<mailto:j.broxis at preta.eu>)" <j.broxis at preta.eu<mailto:j.broxis at preta.eu>>
Subject: OBE JWS Profile - Version 0.10b for Approval

Dear Colleagues,

OBE is pleased to distribute the OBE JWS Profile version 0.10b for your approval.  This has minor changes from the version 0.0.9 distributed earlier this year as listed in the document “Comments on OBE JWS profile v 0.9” and with specific revisions shown in document “PRETA-OBE-ID-000-010b-OBE JWS- proposed final draft for approval-with revs”.

It is proposed to finalise this approval at a meeting API and ETSI signature format experts on 22nd October at 15:00 CEST.  Can you let us known if you approve or have any remaining concerns with this document at least 1 week before this meeting date?  Also, if you wish to attend the meeting on 22nd October and are unable to make this date please let us know  as soon as possible.

Kind regards,
João Parracho
Communications & Engagement Consultant | Open Banking Europe
j.parracho at openbankingeurope.eu<mailto:j.parracho at openbankingeurope.eu>

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