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Subject: RE: [security-services] HTTP GET in Redirect Binding

Understood. I wondered if the GET applies to the sending of the message to
the browser via a redirect, which is of course meaningless.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott Cantor [mailto:cantor.2@osu.edu] 
> Sent: Tuesday, September 20, 2005 2:36 PM
> To: jmoreh@sigaba.com; 'Saml'
> Subject: RE: [security-services] HTTP GET in Redirect Binding
> > SAMLBindings lines 559-560 state: Messages are encoded for use with 
> > this binding using a URL encoding technique, and 
> transmitted using the 
> > HTTP GET method.
> > 
> > To what exchange does the "GET" method refer? 
> Not sure what you mean. The HTTP Redirect binding is 
> explicitly about sending the SAML message in the query 
> string. The message gets sent when you pass it inside a 
> redirect to the browser and then it sends it via GET message 
> to the peer site. Bogus in HTTP terms, since GETs are not 
> supposed to "do things", but that's web SSO...
> -- Scott
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