[Openid-specs-risc] [Id-event] Breaking out the distribution draft

Adam Dawes adawes at google.com
Tue Feb 28 08:53:44 UTC 2017

I think this is great Phil. Thanks again for the detailed conversation
where we were able to arrive at this.

On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 1:35 PM, Phil Hunt <phil.hunt at oracle.com> wrote:

> Please confirm if you agree with the following:
> I had previously promised to break up the distribution draft into
> components. I ran into some difficulty as to how subscribers (receivers) of
> events find out if the publisher is having problems delivering events.
> After some discussion with the RISC WG folks and Adam Dawes, I would like
> to propose that I break out a SET Transmission draft that includes the
> following:
> 1.  Basic HTTPS POST profile to a specified endpoint.  It is up to the
> receiver to provide fault tolerance and high-availability that meets its
> own delivery assurance requirements.
> 2.  A set of metadata that describes the endpoints, the encryption methods
> (eg. keys for signing and encrypting JWTs) etc.
> 3.  A simple control plane API that allows a subscriber (receiver) to
> perform an HTTPS GET to obtain the current configuration and subscription
> (stream) status.  While compatible with SCIM, it will NOT require SCIM to
> be implemented.
> 4.  Configuration of subscriptions (streams) is done through out-of-scope
> administrative processes offered by event publishers.
> 5.  In the initial profile, subscribers will not be able to “pause”
> streams automatically unless offered through the administrative interface
> of the publisher.
> If people have a need for automated management, the basic idea is that you
> implement the POST and PATCH methods of SCIM and you are good to go. We
> don’t need to spend a lot of time on it as there is nothing special to do
> once the metadata for streams is defined.
> Does this work for everyone?
> Phil
> Oracle Corporation, Identity Cloud Services & Identity Standards
> @independentid
> www.independentid.com
> phil.hunt at oracle.com
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