Integration of Discovery Service

Peter Schober peter.schober at
Wed May 6 04:46:55 EDT 2015

* Scott Koranda <skoranda at> [2015-05-06 03:32]:
> Neither discounted nor misunderstood--just providing feedback from a
> consortium member as requested. We understand the balance the
> development team needs to maintain given limited resources.

Sure. To me you just kept equating the EDS with one-DS-per-SP and the
CDS with "a centralized DS", i.e., nothing you wrote touched upon the
suggestion to use the EDS /software/ also as a /central service/.
Apologies when that was all clear to you from the beginning, but that
wasn't appearent to me from what you wrote.

Personally I think I'd want a DS with the UI from the current
SWITCHwayf (but w/o requiring PHP on a server, or including JavaScript
remotely from there) that has typeahead, mini-logos/favicons and the
dropdown list all in /one/ UI element (the EDS makes you chose between
input field and dropdown list), makes it possible to "overlay" the UI
onto a web site like DiscoJuice (but w/o depending on a central
service like, and feed it from the Shibboleth SP.
Maybe a summer project for someone wanting to dabble with JavaScript
and CSS? The pieces are all there... ;)

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