metadata-driven attribute definition

Joshua Dachman jdachman at
Sun Jul 14 17:02:10 EDT 2019

The idea is to be metadata-driven here. Yes, the same can currently be
achieved through addition of tags in attribute-resolver.xml, but then every
time an SP desires a custom mapping it must be added there rather than in
the SP's metadata.

Thank you,
Joshua Dachman

On Sun, Jul 14, 2019 at 2:41 PM Ian Young <ian at> wrote:

> On 14 Jul 2019, at 17:52, Joshua Dachman <jdachman at> wrote:
> This is a situation where the IDP has control over the SP metadata so the
> "mess" will be kept internal.
> If the IdP is the driver here, it would seem like the more obvious and
> less indirect approach would be to put the mapping rules you require into
> the IdP's configuration and cut out the middle-man. It would probably be
> simplest to express in terms of per-entity attribute release rules, though.
> Is there something about your use case that you haven't mentioned which
> means that approach can't be used?
>     -- Ian
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