langaware option

Peter Schober peter.schober at
Tue Nov 18 11:46:51 EST 2014

* Cantor, Scott <cantor.2 at> [2014-11-18 17:32]:
> On 11/18/14, 3:43 PM, "Peter Schober" <peter.schober at> wrote:
> >
> >And what this would mean for other SP implementations, which wouldn't
> >know how to tell those multiple values apart. Of course, if you're
> >already sending e.g. Greek script/glyphs and latin script as multiple
> >values of the same attribute you already have that problem.
> >From a representational point of view, certainly, I get it, just add 
> xml:lang to the AttributeValue element. The trick is how that translates 
> to pulling data from data connectors and somehow knowing the language (and 
> I have no idea how this relates to LDAP options).


The above was simply meant for the OP to consider dealing with
non-Shib SPs and how they'd handle multiple values in different
scripts (assuming those SPs wouldn't already have ways to pick
out/prefer one xml:lang over another).

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