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Re: [inc-interfed] comments re "New InCommon IdPs"

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  • From: Tom Scavo <>
  • To: Interfederation TAC Subgroup <>
  • Subject: Re: [inc-interfed] comments re "New InCommon IdPs"
  • Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2014 11:35:35 -0500

On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 10:49 AM, Cantor, Scott
> On 3/4/14, 10:43 AM, "Tom Scavo"
> <>
> wrote:
>>The good news is that ScottC and I saw the handwriting on the wall
>>many years ago and so we published this standard:
>>This is what we need to implement in metadata.
> Well, you can, but Shibboleth has always supported attribute query with
> the SPSSODescriptor, it works fine. We used to support the query extension
> role, I'll double check that it's still there.

I'm confused. I suspect that's because either the SP or the IdP can do
the standalone attribute query for additional attributes. ScottK, I'd
be interested in knowing which of the two cases you're interested.
(You may have tried to describe it earlier but I'm afraid I didn't get

ScottC, again correct me if I'm wrong, but regardless of what entity
does the query, the standalone AttributeAuthority MUST be represented
in metadata as specified in the extension spec. Right?


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