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== Background ==
[http://www.eclipse.org/higgins [Higgins Trust Framework Project Home Page]]<br>
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* [[Higgins, Eclipse, and SocialPhysics]], [[Introduction to Higgins]]
 
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* [[Higgins In The News]], SocialPhysics blog entry on the relationship between Higgins and InfoCard(CardSpace)
[[Running the Higgins Demo App]]
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Revision as of 18:17, 28 August 2006

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)

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