30-day Public Review for REST Profile of XACML v3.0 Version 1.0

The OASIS eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) TC [1] members have recently approved a Committee Specification Draft (CSD) and submitted this specification for 30-day public review:

REST Profile of XACML v3.0 Version 1.0
Committee Specification Draft 01 / Public Review Draft 01
15 November 2012

Specification Overview:

This specification defines a profile for the use of the OASIS eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML), versions 3.0 [XACMLv3] and earlier. Use of this profile requires no changes or extensions to the XACML standard.

This specification begins with a non-normative discussion of the topics and terms of interest in this profile. The normative section of the specification describes the details of web services that conforming implementations must support.

TC Description:

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

Public Review Period:

The public review starts 14 December 2012 and ends 13 January 2013.

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.

URIs:

The prose specification document and related files are available here:

Editable Source (Authoritative):
http://docs.oasis-open.org/xacml/xacml-rest/v1.0/csprd01/xacml-rest-v1.0...

HTML:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/xacml/xacml-rest/v1.0/csprd01/xacml-rest-v1.0...

PDF:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/xacml/xacml-rest/v1.0/csprd01/xacml-rest-v1.0...

ZIP distribution file (complete):

For your convenience, OASIS provides a complete package of the prose specification and related files in a ZIP distribution file. You can download the ZIP file here:

http://docs.oasis-open.org/xacml/xacml-rest/v1.0/csprd01/xacml-rest-v1.0...

Additional information about the specification and the eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) TC may be found at the TC's public home page:

https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/xacml

Comments may be submitted to the TC by any person through the use of the OASIS TC Comment Facility which can be located via the button labeled "Send A Comment" at the top of the TC public home, or directly at:

https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/comments/index.php?wg_abbrev=xacml

Comments submitted by TC non-members for this work and for other work of this TC are publicly archived and can be viewed at:

https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/xacml-comment/

All comments submitted to OASIS are subject to the OASIS Feedback License, which ensures that the feedback you provide carries the same obligations at least as the obligations of the TC members. In connection with this public review of REST Profile of XACML v3.0 Version 1.0, we call your attention to the OASIS IPR Policy [2] applicable especially [3] to the work of this technical committee. All members of the TC should be familiar with this document, which may create obligations regarding the disclosure and availability of a member's patent, copyright, trademark and license rights that read on an approved OASIS specification.

OASIS invites any persons who know of any such claims to disclose these if they may be essential to the implementation of the above specification, so that notice of them may be posted to the notice page for this TC's work.

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

[1] OASIS eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) TC
https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/xacml

[2] http://www.oasis-open.org/who/intellectualproperty.php

[3] http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/xacml/ipr.php
RF on Limited Terms Mode
https://www.oasis-open.org/policies-guidelines/ipr#s10.2.3

Associated TC: 
eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML)