[Openid-specs-ab] Duplicate Definitions of Attributes

Prabath Siriwardena prabath at wso2.com
Wed Jun 4 18:15:44 UTC 2014


Great..! missed that part.. Thanks Mike/John/Justin..

Thanks & regards,
-Prabath


On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 11:39 PM, Mike Jones <Michael.Jones at microsoft.com>
wrote:

>  Note this text in the abstract of Basic:
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> This OpenID Connect Basic Client Implementer's Guide 1.0 contains a subset
> of the OpenID Connect Core 1.0 specification that is designed to be easy to
> read and implement for basic Web-based Relying Parties using the OAuth
> Authorization Code Flow. This specification intentionally duplicates
> content from the Core specification to provide a self-contained
> implementer's guide for basic Web-based Relying Parties using the OAuth
> Authorization Code Flow.
>
> OpenID Providers and non-Web-based applications should instead consult the
> Core specification.
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> *From:* openid-specs-ab-bounces at lists.openid.net [mailto:
> openid-specs-ab-bounces at lists.openid.net] *On Behalf Of *John Bradley
> *Sent:* Wednesday, June 04, 2014 11:08 AM
> *To:* Prabath Siriwardena
> *Cc:* openid-specs-ab at lists.openid.net
> *Subject:* Re: [Openid-specs-ab] Duplicate Definitions of Attributes
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> Yes it is intentional.   We wanted someone to be able to pick up the basic
> profile and build a client without being forced to read core.
>
> That necessitated some duplication.   We understand that duplication is
> not ideal, but made the compromise for readability in Basic.
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> John B.
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> On Jun 4, 2014, at 11:07 AM, Prabath Siriwardena <prabath at wso2.com> wrote:
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>  Looking at the OpenID Connect core specification[1] and the OpenID
> Connect Basic Client Implementers' Guide [2] I found that attribute
> definitions and some sections are duplicated.. Wouldn't it be more
> appropriate to make a reference to [1] from [2] where required..? Please
> ignore this mail - if this was done purposely...
>
> [1]: http://openid.net/specs/openid-connect-core-1_0.html
> [2]: http://openid.net/specs/openid-connect-basic-1_0.html
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> Thanks & Regards,
> Prabath
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