[Openid-specs-ab] require_auth_time

Roland Hedberg roland.hedberg at adm.umu.se
Tue Jun 26 14:08:52 UTC 2012

I can only say that I wished the same reasoning was used when dealing with 'redirect_uris' and other 'space-delimited' lists.

26 jun 2012 kl. 16:01 skrev Mike Jones:

> JSON has a Boolean data type for representing logical values.  Given that this is a Boolean value and we're using JSON for our data structures, it's more natural to use the JSON type rather than to invent an ad-hoc string representation for the same thing.
> 				-- Mike
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> Just a clarifying question.
> In a registration request one of the parameters is 'require_auth_time'.
> For some reason it is marked of type 'logical'.
> It's the only parameter in any OpenID Connect request/response that is marked as such.
> On the line it's represented as "true"/"false" anyway so why not a string with those two values ?

-- Roland
Roland Hedberg
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