NameID without explicit Format

Robert Lowe robertmlowe at
Thu May 19 12:47:10 EDT 2016

> >I'm looking at SAML 2.0 Core, 2.2.2 Complex Type NameIDType, line 455:
> It was corrected by an errata. If you're looking at a non-redlined version
> of any SAML spec, you're wasting your time, they're all completely out of
> date due to so many errata.
> The constant is "urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:unspecified"

Peter, Scott, got it, thanks.

Just curious, does anyone have a canonical link for such a “redlined spec?”

“The nice thing about standards is that you have so many to choose from.”

Best regards,

Robert Lowe
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