[Openid-specs-ab] require_auth_time

Mike Jones Michael.Jones at microsoft.com
Tue Jun 26 17:00:13 UTC 2012

The space-delimited lists are in contexts where the data structure is form-encoded, rather than JSON.  If you find any space-separated lists in JSON data structures, please let us know and we'll correct them to be JSON arrays.

				Best wishes,
				-- Mike

-----Original Message-----
From: Roland Hedberg [mailto:roland.hedberg at adm.umu.se] 
Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 7:09 AM
To: Mike Jones
Cc: openid-specs-ab at lists.openid.net
Subject: Re: require_auth_time

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
> -----Original Message-----
> From: openid-specs-ab-bounces at lists.openid.net 
> [mailto:openid-specs-ab-bounces at lists.openid.net] On Behalf Of Roland 
> Hedberg
> Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 6:52 AM
> To: openid-specs-ab at lists.openid.net
> Subject: [Openid-specs-ab] require_auth_time
> 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
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