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Subject: Metadata Extension for SAML V2.0 and V1.x Query Requesters Submitted for OASIS Standard

OASIS Members:

The OASIS Security Services (SAML) Technical Committee has submitted the
following specification set, which is an approved Committee Specification,
to be considered as an OASIS Standard:

Metadata Extension for SAML V2.0 and V1.x Query Requesters

The text of the TC submission is appended.

You now have until 15 October to familiarize yourself with the submission
and provide input to your organization's voting representative.

On 16 October, a Call For Vote will be issued to all Voting
Representatives of OASIS member organizations. They will have until the
last day of October, inclusive, to cast their ballots on whether this
Committee Specification should be approved as an OASIS Standard or not.

Members who wish to discuss this ballot may do so through

In accordance with the OASIS Technical Committee Process, this Committee
Specification has already completed the necessary 60-day public review
period as noted in the submission below.

The normative TC Process for approval of Committee Specifications as OASIS
Standards is found at

Any statements related to the IPR of this specification are posted at:

Your participation in the review and balloting process is greatly


Mary P McRae
Manager of TC Administration, OASIS
email: mary.mcrae@oasis-open.org
phone: 603.232.9090


(a) Approved Committee Specification

(b) Editable versions

(c) Schema certification
The TC certifies that all schema and XML instances included in the
specification are well formed and valid.

(d) Summary
This specification defines an extension to the SAML V2.0 metadata
specification. The extension defines a set of role descriptor types that
describe a standalone SAML query requester for each of the three
predefined query types. The profile addresses both SAML V1.x and SAML
V2.0 query requesters.

(e) Relationship to other work
Not applicable to this specification.

(f) Statements of Use

(g) Public reviews
15-day public review from 12 November 2006 to 27 November 2006.
No public comments were received.

60-day public review from 11 May 2006 to 10 July 2006

One comment was posted:
and changes and clarifications were made to address the comments prior
to the next review cycle.

(h) CS voting results
On 5/23/2007 nineteen of twenty-five members voted to approve the
specification as a Committee Specification.  Two members formally
abstained and four did not vote.

(i) Earlier attempts
The TC has no earlier attempts to standardize substantially the same

(j) Publicly visible comments archive for the originating TC

(k) Minority reports
No minority reports exist for this specification.

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