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Subject: WS-Trust 1.4 Submitted for OASIS Standard

OASIS Members:

The OASIS Web Services Secure Exchange (WS-SX) Technical Committee has
submitted the following specification, which is an approved Committee
Specification, to be considered as an OASIS Standard:

WS-Trust 1.4

The text of the TC submission is appended.

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

On 16 January, a Call For Vote will be issued to all Voting Representatives
of OASIS member organizations. They will have until the last day of January,
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
Director, Technical Committee Administration
OASIS: Advancing open standards for the information society
email: mary.mcrae@oasis-open.org  
web: www.oasis-open.org
phone: 1.603.232.9090

(a) Links to the approved Committee Specification in the TC's document
repository, and any appropriate supplemental documentation for the
specification, both of which must be written using the OASIS templates. 

WS-Trust v1.4
Editable Source (Word):

(b) The editable version of all files that are part of the Committee
See above.

 (c) Certification by the TC that all schema and XML instances included in
the specification, whether by inclusion or reference, including fragments of
such, are well formed, and that all expressions are valid;

Yes the XML has been verified.
See http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/ws-sx/200812/msg00011.html 

(d) A clear English-language summary of the specification; 

The WS-Trust specification uses the base mechanisms of WS-Security and
defines additional primitives and extensions for security token exchange to
enable the issuance and dissemination of credentials within different trust
domains. Specifically, WS-Trust provides methods for issuing, renewing, and
validating security tokens and ways to establish assess the presence of, and
broker trust relationships.

(e) A statement regarding the relationship of this specification to similar
work of other OASIS TCs or other standards developing organizations; 

This specification utilizes the WS-Security specifications and optionally
utilizes the SAML specifications. 
(f) Certification by at least three OASIS member organizations that they are
successfully using the specification; 


 (g) The beginning and ending dates of the public review(s), a pointer to
the announcement of the public review(s), and a pointer to an account of
each of the comments/issues raised during the public review period(s), along
with its resolution; 
Began 24 July 2008 and ended 23 September 2008
Issues and resolutions: http://docs.oasis-open.org/ws-sx/issues/Issues.xml 

(h) An account of and results of the voting to approve the specification as
a Committee Specification, including the date of the ballot and a pointer to
the ballot; 

(i) An account of or pointer to votes and comments received in any earlier
attempts to standardize substantially the same specification, together with
the originating TC's response to each comment;

(j) A pointer to the publicly visible comments archive for the originating

(k) A pointer to any minority reports submitted by one or more Members who
did not vote in favor of approving the Committee Specification, which report
may include statements regarding why the member voted against the
specification or that the member believes that Substantive Changes were made
which have not gone through public review; or certification by the Chair
that no minority reports exist. 

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