15-day Public Review for Request / Response Interface based on JSON and HTTP for #XACML 3.0 V1.0

The OASIS eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) TC TC members [1] have produced an updated Committee Specification Draft (CSD) and submitted this specification for 15-day public review:

Request / Response Interface based on JSON and HTTP for XACML 3.0 Version 1.0
Committee Specification Draft 02 / Public Review Draft 02
17 October 2013

Specification Overview:

The aim of this profile is to propose a standardized interface between a policy enforcement point and a policy decision point using JSON. The decision request and response structure is specified in the core XACML specification. This profile leverages it.

TC Description:

The XACML Technical Committee will define a core XML schema for representing authorization and entitlement policies.

Public Review Period:

The public review starts 31 October 2013 at 00:00 GMT and ends 14 November 2013 at 23:59. The specification was previously submitted for public review [2]. This 15-day review is limited in scope to changes made from the previous review. Changes are highlighted in the diff-marked PDF file [3].

This is an open invitation to comment. OASIS solicits feedback from potential users, developers and others, whether OASIS members or not, for the sake of improving the interoperability and quality of its technical work.

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========== Additional references:

[1] OASIS eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) TC

[2] Prior public reviews:
30-day public review, 21 August 2013: https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/members/201308/msg00014.html
Comment resolution log: http://docs.oasis-open.org/xacml/xacml-json-http/v1.0/csprd01/xacml-json...

[3] Red-lined diff file:

[4] http://www.oasis-open.org/policies-guidelines/ipr

[5] http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/xacml/ipr.php
RF on Limited Terms Mode

Associated TC: 
eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML)