2.1.4 Digital Identity Exchange Protocol (dix)

NOTE: This charter is a snapshot of the 65th IETF Meeting in Dallas, TX USA. It may now be out-of-date.

Last Modified: 2006-02-16


John Merrells <merrells@sxip.com>

Applications Area Director(s):

Ted Hardie <hardie@qualcomm.com>
Scott Hollenbeck <sah@428cobrajet.net>

Applications Area Advisor:

Scott Hollenbeck <sah@428cobrajet.net>

Mailing Lists:

General Discussion:
To Subscribe:

Description of Working Group:

1. To consider the creation of a new IETF working group within the
Applications Area titled "Digital Identity Exchange". The proposed
charter for such a working group is attached, named ‘draft-merrells-

2. To discuss and hone the scope of a DIX working group.

3. To discuss the architectural requirements that derive from the laws
of identity identified by ‘The Identity Gang’ at ‘The Berkman Center
for Internet & Society, Harvard Law School’.

4. To discuss existing architectural implementations within the
context of these requirements. An individual submission Internet Draft
that describes one such implementation is attached, names ‘draft-

5. To determine if there is enough interest and commitment to form a
Working Group and if so to then discuss what the specific goals and
milestones of that working group would be.

Goals and Milestones:

No Current Internet-Drafts

No Request For Comments

Meeting Minutes


SAML Brief Intro - Bob Morgan
DIX BOF Introduction