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Subject [Incubator Wiki] Update of "HeraldryIdentityProposal" by DavidRecordon
Date Mon, 19 Jun 2006 16:07:53 GMT
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http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/HeraldryIdentityProposal

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- Proposal
+ = Proposal =
- ------------------
  This is a proposal to create a project within the Apache Software
  Foundation to develop technologies around the emerging user-centric
  identity space.
@@ -24, +23 @@

  architecture document would ideally be part of this project.
  
  
- Rationale
+ = Rationale =
- ------------------
  While identity systems such as X.509 have existed for many years, and
  more recently SAML and the Liberty Alliance framework, only within the
  past two years has there been a true emergence of user-centric
@@ -52, +50 @@

  proposed.  Integration with projects such as Lenya would definitely be
  encouraged.
  
- Initial Goals
+ = Initial Goals =
- ------------------
-  - Expansion of Yadis and OpenID libraries into additional languages
+  * Expansion of Yadis and OpenID libraries into additional languages
  beyond the existing Python, Ruby, Perl, and PHP libraries
-  - OpenID authentication specification revision to fix known security
+  * OpenID authentication specification revision to fix known security
  considerations, investigate compatibility with the DIX IETF proposal,
  describe Yadis integration, and allow either an URL or XRI be used as
  the End User's Identifier
-  - Continue the development of a data transfer protocol on top of OpenID
+  * Continue the development of a data transfer protocol on top of OpenID
  to allow the exchange of profile data as well as other secure messages
-  - Investigate existing mechanisms for profile exchange, namely Sxip 2.0
+  * Investigate existing mechanisms for profile exchange, namely Sxip 2.0
  and SAML, and investigate how they would be layered atop OpenID
-  - Development of an identity selector for Windows, OS X, and Gnome/KDE
+  * Development of an identity selector for Windows, OS X, and Gnome/KDE
  including interoperability with Yadis/OpenID
-  - Extension of OpenID to support non-browser based authentication use
+  * Extension of OpenID to support non-browser based authentication use
  cases.  ie authentication to a Subversion server using your OpenID
  Identity without modifying the svn client-side tool
  
- Known Risks
+ = Known Risks =
- ------------------
- Commercial Interest
+ == Commercial Interest ==
-  - Many companies are currently working to build businesses supported on
+  * Many companies are currently working to build businesses supported on
  top of these technologies.  As part of the code contributions, VeriSign
  will contribute source to their Personal Identity Provider to provide a
  complete base with both libraries and a sample application.  VeriSign
  intends to continue development of the PIP and to contribute it within
  ASF, although it hopes others will contribute to it as well.
  
- Licensing, Patents, Miscellaneous Legal
+ == Licensing, Patents, Miscellaneous Legal ==
-  - The OSIS community currently works with Microsoft to have a covenant
+  * The OSIS community currently works with Microsoft to have a covenant
  not to sue around the InfoCard identity selector look-and-feel
-  - We are still in the process of discussing with the OSIS community if
+  * We are still in the process of discussing with the OSIS community if
  they would be involved in this project
  
- Criteria and Warning Signs
+ = Criteria and Warning Signs =
- ------------------
  This proposal is not the result of an orphaned or abandoned project, but
  is the result of the continued emergence of a strong community around
  these technologies.  Many of the initial contributors have a strong tie
@@ -102, +97 @@

  to converge and create a community that will outlive the founders.
  
  
- Initial Source
+ = Initial Source =
- ------------------
  OpenID has been in development since the summer of 2005.  It currently
  has an active community (over 15 million enabled accounts) and libraries
  in a variety of languages.  Additionally it is supported by
@@ -130, +124 @@

  for internet users.
  
  
- Source and Intellectual Property Submission Plan
+ = Source and Intellectual Property Submission Plan =
- ------------------
- Initial Submissions
+ == Initial Submissions ==
-  - The OpenID specification and content on openid.net from Brad
+  * The OpenID specification and content on openid.net from Brad
  Fitzpatrick of Six Apart, Ltd. and David Recordon of VeriSign, Inc.
-  - The domains openid.net and yadis.org from Brad Fitzpatrick of Six
+  * The domains openid.net and yadis.org from Brad Fitzpatrick of Six
  Apart, Ltd. and Johannes Ernst of NetMesh, Inc.
-  - OpenID libraries in Python, Ruby, Perl, PHP, and C# from JanRain,
+  * OpenID libraries in Python, Ruby, Perl, PHP, and C# from JanRain,
  Inc.
-  - Yadis libraries in Python, Ruby, Perl, and PHP from JanRain, Inc.
+  * Yadis libraries in Python, Ruby, Perl, and PHP from JanRain, Inc.
-  - OpenID and Yadis test suites from JanRain, Inc.
+  * OpenID and Yadis test suites from JanRain, Inc.
-  - OpenID libraries in Perl from Brad Fitzpatrick of Six Apart, Ltd.
+  * OpenID libraries in Perl from Brad Fitzpatrick of Six Apart, Ltd.
-  - OpenID Consumer Ruby on Rails plugin from VeriSign, Inc. and
+  * OpenID Consumer Ruby on Rails plugin from VeriSign, Inc. and
  EastMedia Group.
-  - PHP based OpenID Identity Provider from JanRain, Inc.
+  * PHP based OpenID Identity Provider from JanRain, Inc.
-  - Patch to enable OpenID and LID support in MediaWiki from NetMesh
+  * Patch to enable OpenID and LID support in MediaWiki from NetMesh
-  - Yadis conformance test suite from NetMesh and VeriSign, Inc.
+  * Yadis conformance test suite from NetMesh and VeriSign, Inc.
  
  We will also be soliciting contributions of further plugins and patches
  to various pieces of Open Source software.
  
- Additional Submissions
+ == Additional Submissions ==
-  - Source of the Personal Identity Provider from VeriSign, Inc. and
+  * Source of the Personal Identity Provider from VeriSign, Inc. and
  EastMedia Group, Inc. ideally by August 1st, 2006.
-  - XML DSIG libraries in Perl, PHP, Python, and Ruby from VeriSign, Inc.
+  * XML DSIG libraries in Perl, PHP, Python, and Ruby from VeriSign, Inc.
  and Sxip Identity, Corp. in mid-July, 2006.  We realize that it may make
  more sense to contribute these libraries to a different ASF project such
  as the TSIK subproject of Apache Web Services.
  
  
- Resources
+ = Resources =
  ------------------
  We foresee only standard Apache developer resources to be created.
  

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