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Higgins Status [message #8181] Wed, 16 July 2008 14:15 Go to next message
Gunnar Wagenknecht is currently offline Gunnar WagenknechtFriend
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Registered: July 2009
Location: Germany ✈ Vancouver
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Hi,

I'm interested in using Higgins in a web application to identify users.
More specifically, I'm looking for a SSO authentication API first. Users
should be able to login using OpenID and other mechanisms (SP). In a
second step I also want to integrate IdP functionality into my system
(SAML2).

I was playing with the available Higgins demo referenced here:
http://wiki.eclipse.org/Extensible_Protocol_RP_Website_1.0

https://higgins.eclipse.org/RelyingPartyDemoApp/

However, I'm having trouble installing the plug-in in Firefox 3.0. Is
there any update for Firefox 3.0 available? Should the plug-in be made
officially available on the Firefox Add Ons site so that it would be
easier for people to install?

On a different topic, will there also be support for IE?

-Gunnar

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Re: Higgins Status [message #8311 is a reply to message #8181] Sun, 08 March 2009 12:51 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Werner Keil is currently offline Werner KeilFriend
Messages: 1083
Registered: July 2009
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The fact, that this Newsgroup has only about half a dozen postings over the
last 12 months (!) makes the bitter impression, that Higgins may have died
or be caught in a "mousetrap" for a while now?;-/

@Gunnar: I believe you also attended the Higgins talk last year at ESE? The
statement there, Higgins was unable to handle any REAL ID card such as
Banking or E-Government Cards issued more and more around the world was an
additional drawback for this otherwise well-meant ambitious concept.

Setting the standards we tend to apply for project status in the JCP
nowadays, I guess Higgins may be among the "inactive" ones...

Werner
Re: Higgins Status [message #486822 is a reply to message #8311] Sat, 19 September 2009 14:17 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Paul Trevithick is currently offline Paul TrevithickFriend
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Registered: July 2009
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The Higgins project has fallen into a habit of only paying attention to the higgin-dev mailling list. And this is why you have the impression that the project is inactive. I'm kicking off a thread on higgins-dev to discuss how we should handle this better.

As for integration with smart cards, that is something that is being actively worked on by Gemalto developers for Higgins 1.1 for a large scale Higgins deployment in France. We hope they are going to contribute the drivers, etc. back to Higgins.

Re: Higgins Status [message #562981 is a reply to message #8181] Sun, 08 March 2009 12:51 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Werner Keil is currently offline Werner KeilFriend
Messages: 1083
Registered: July 2009
Senior Member
The fact, that this Newsgroup has only about half a dozen postings over the
last 12 months (!) makes the bitter impression, that Higgins may have died
or be caught in a "mousetrap" for a while now?;-/

@Gunnar: I believe you also attended the Higgins talk last year at ESE? The
statement there, Higgins was unable to handle any REAL ID card such as
Banking or E-Government Cards issued more and more around the world was an
additional drawback for this otherwise well-meant ambitious concept.

Setting the standards we tend to apply for project status in the JCP
nowadays, I guess Higgins may be among the "inactive" ones...

Werner
Re: Higgins Status [message #563058 is a reply to message #8311] Sat, 19 September 2009 14:17 Go to previous message
Paul Trevithick is currently offline Paul TrevithickFriend
Messages: 17
Registered: July 2009
Junior Member
The Higgins project has fallen into a habit of only paying attention to the higgin-dev mailling list. And this is why you have the impression that the project is inactive. I'm kicking off a thread on higgins-dev to discuss how we should handle this better.

As for integration with smart cards, that is something that is being actively worked on by Gemalto developers for Higgins 1.1 for a large scale Higgins deployment in France. We hope they are going to contribute the drivers, etc. back to Higgins.
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