A grand unification - perhaps?

Peter Davis peter.davis at neustar.biz
Thu Nov 10 10:34:54 PST 2005

On 11/10/2005 1:21 PM, "Martin Atkins" <mart at degeneration.co.uk> wrote:

> Adrian.Blakey at kp.org wrote:
>> Seems like great progress has been made in getting all the distributed
>> identify management schemes to co-operate under an interoperable
>> framework.
>> Is it too much to hope that federated identity and the WS* schemes could
>> somehow be unified under the same umbrella?
> If the information necessary to interact with them can be described in
> terms of a set of static parameters, there's no reason why they can't be
> defined as YADIS capabilities... assuming that you don't mind your
> public identifier being a YADIS URL, of course.

In all likelyhood, the XRID (or whatever) service/capabilties descriptor
returned for a WS* service will simply point to a WSDL, and leave the rest
of the description of the service there.

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