My day job has conspired with the holidays to play havoc with my blog over the last while.
What can I say? Maybe something good will come out of it. At least those of you who subscribe to my feed got a bit of peace and quiet! And I feel rested and relatively renewed. I missed writing.
At the same time, there were many exciting identity-related developments that came to my attention but which I wasn't able to pass on. Sorry about that. There was simply no way to “do everything simultaneously all at once”.
But on the positive side of the balance sheet, I was able to complete some work on how Cardspace actually behaves over the wire.
I've put together a PHP implementation of the Identity Provider end of things which I hope will help better convey, in a cross-platform fashion, what is possible with the identity provider paradigm and how Cardspace actually uses the WS protocols. I hope this, in conjunction with some important new documentation by Arun Nanda, will aid in the development of other compatible InfoCard implementations.
All that remains is to write about all this stuff. So, here we go…