OpenSAML - an Open Source Security Assertion Markup Language implementation

Various authors, Internet 2, Aug 06, 2002
Commentary by Stephen Downes

This release from Internet 2 looks like a good bet as a standard for is a standard for the formation and exchange of authentication, attribute, and authorization data as XML. But before you use OpenSAML in your million dollar application, do your homework. The FAQ advises that "Users of OpenSAML should note that there are claims regarding intellectual property and licensing requirements that have been made regarding technologies specified in SAML." I checked the OASIS page referecned but couldn't find any specifics. But the precedent for problems has already been set.
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