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SAML Version 1.1 Committee Specification Review

Public Review of SAML 1.1 Committee Specification

Date:      Wed, 28 May 2003 11:59:55 -0400
From:      Karl F. Best <>
Subject:   Public Review of SAML 1.1 Committee Specification

On May 27, 2003 the OASIS Security Services TC (SSTC) voted to advance the SAML 1.1 specification drafts to Commmittee Specification status, and to begin a public review of the specification.

Following OASIS guidelines the review period must extend to at least 30 days; for this specification set this period begins May 28, 2003 and closes June 30, 2003. Members of OASIS and the general public are encouraged to review the candidate specification and send their comments to one of the following SSTC mailing lists.

OASIS SSTC members should send their comments to the mail list at:

NOTE: Only subscribers may post to the security-services list. However, any OASIS member may subscribe to the security-services list. To subscribe, please join the OASIS TC as described on the page at:

The general public ("reviewers at-large") should send comments to:

NOTE: Before sending messages to the security-services-comment list, YOU MUST FIRST SUBSCRIBE. Go to to subscribe to this list.

Archives of both the lists are available at:

The SAML 1.1 specification set is available at:

The entire SAML 1.1 specification set may also be downloaded as a single ZIP archive:

A draft describing the differences between SAML 1.0 and SAML 1.1 is available at:

Note that this ['sstc-saml-diff-1.1-draft-01.doc'] document is NOT part of the SAML 1.1 specification set.

The TC will record the comments received as well as the resolution of those comments. The TC may conduct any number of additional review cycles (i.e., collecting comments, making edits to the specification, sending out a revised version for review again, etc.) before deciding that the review is complete. After the conclusion of the review and final changes to the document, the TC must re-approve the work as a Committee Specification before submitting it to OASIS for consideration as an OASIS Standard.

Submitted by the SSTC co-chairs, Prateek Mishra and Rob Philpott, May 28, 2003.


Karl F. Best
Vice President, OASIS
office  +1 978.667.5115 x206     mobile +1 978.761.1648

Prepared by Robin Cover for The XML Cover Pages archive. See details in the news story "OASIS TC Approves Version 1.1 Specifications for Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)." General references in "Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)."

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