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== Overview ==
 
== Overview ==
 
This Component:
 
This Component:
* Provides a common API to Identity Selectors
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* A switching component that between a browser add-on on the one hand and one or more Identity Selectors on the other. The user decides what their "current" selector is. The browser requests a security token from the selector selector that then passes this request on to the current selector.
* Provides UI to change default selector
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* Provides an app/UI to allow the user to change their default selector
* Exposes API for developers to create connectors for their own Identity Selector
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* Uses a "connector" architecture that allows developers to create new connectors for new Identity Selectors
 
* Only currently available for Windows
 
* Only currently available for Windows
  

Revision as of 00:15, 17 October 2008

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Overview

This Component:

  • A switching component that between a browser add-on on the one hand and one or more Identity Selectors on the other. The user decides what their "current" selector is. The browser requests a security token from the selector selector that then passes this request on to the current selector.
  • Provides an app/UI to allow the user to change their default selector
  • Uses a "connector" architecture that allows developers to create new connectors for new Identity Selectors
  • Only currently available for Windows

Details

  • Status: Available since 1.1M2
  • Language: C++
  • Packaging: exe (windows only)

Backlog

  • none

Service

Higgins Selector Selector is responsible for:

  • Accepting I-Card token request from browser plug-in
  • Dispatching token request to registered selector through selector connector
  • Returning token from registered selector to browser
  • Registering a default selector from available selectors

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Used By

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