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* [[Core Components]] of the Higgins service
 
* [[Core Components]] of the Higgins service
 
** ''Shortcuts:'' [[I-Card Manager]], [[HBX Support]], [[ISS Web UI]] or [[ISS Client UI]], [[RP Enablement]], [[I-Card Registry]], [[I-Card Selector Service]] (aka "ISS") with [[I-Card Provider]] plugins, [[Token Service]] with [[Token Provider]] plug-ins, [[Identity Attribute Service]] (aka "IdAS"), [[Context Provider]]
 
** ''Shortcuts:'' [[I-Card Manager]], [[HBX Support]], [[ISS Web UI]] or [[ISS Client UI]], [[RP Enablement]], [[I-Card Registry]], [[I-Card Selector Service]] (aka "ISS") with [[I-Card Provider]] plugins, [[Token Service]] with [[Token Provider]] plug-ins, [[Identity Attribute Service]] (aka "IdAS"), [[Context Provider]]
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* [[Component Matrix]]
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* [[JavaDoc]]
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* [[Relying Party Security Policy]]
 
* [[Relying Party Security Policy]]
 
* [[I-Card]]s, [[Claim]]s and other concepts: [[Context]], [[ContextRef]], [[Entity]], [[Digital Subject]], [[Identity Attribute]]
 
* [[I-Card]]s, [[Claim]]s and other concepts: [[Context]], [[ContextRef]], [[Entity]], [[Digital Subject]], [[Identity Attribute]]
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* [[Integrating With Higgins]]
 
* [[Integrating With Higgins]]
 
* Preliminary [[Use Cases]]
 
* Preliminary [[Use Cases]]
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* [[ComponentMatrix]]
 
 
* Higgins v1.0 [[Component Deliverables]]
 
* Higgins v1.0 [[Component Deliverables]]
 
* [[Response to Open Specification Promise]]  
 
* [[Response to Open Specification Promise]]  
 
* Previous [[Draft Response to Open Specification Promise]]
 
* Previous [[Draft Response to Open Specification Promise]]
* [[Draft Build Specification]]
 
 
* [[Higgins Site And Wiki Reorganization]]
 
* [[Higgins Site And Wiki Reorganization]]
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* [[Draft Build Specification]]
  
 
=== Plan ===
 
=== Plan ===

Revision as of 01:26, 7 November 2006

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Introduction to Higgins

Higgins is a framework that will enable users and enterprises to integrate identity, profile, and relationship information across multiple systems. Using context providers, existing and new systems such as directories, collaboration spaces, and communications technologies (e.g. Microsoft/IBM WS-*, LDAP, email, IM, etc.) can be plugged into the Higgins framework. Applications written to the Higgins API can virtually integrate the identity, profile, and relationship information across these heterogeneous systems. A design goal is that Higgins be useful in the development of applications accessed through browsers, rich clients, and web services. Our intent is to define the Higgins framework in terms of service descriptions, messages and port types consistent with an SOA model and to develop a Java binding and implementation as an initial reference. (Higgins is also a long-tailed Tasmanian jumping Mouse)

Background

Documentation

Plan

Communication / Events

Development

Reference Materials

  • Architecture for using the idemix Private Certificate System for Identity Federation, Jan Camenisch, Dieter Sommer, IBM Research (Version 0.6 PDF 8 pages)
  • Credential Architecture, IBM Research, (PDF1 page)
  • XRI Resolution v2.0 (PDF 74 pages)


See Also

http://eclipse.org/higgins <- front page of this project

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