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DISCUSSION LIST PROPOSAL
Name of discussion list: iam-discuss
Preliminary statement of scope: The goal of the IAM TC is to develop a testable reference architecture for a complete identity and access management system. The reference architecture will also implement ABAC authorization as envisioned in the work of the OASIS SAML and XACML TCs.
The product of the proposed TC's work will be a reference architecture that is specified at the level of testable interfaces and component functions, but that does not specify products or proprietary standards. However, the architecture should be implementable with existing commercial or open-source IAM products.
Name of discussion list leader: Martin Smith, individual member
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