SAML Commons Charter

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SAML Commons Working Group


The purpose of this working group is to advance development, implemention, and adoption of SAML, in particular by producing SAML profiles that enable its use with other technologies such as XRI, OpenID, etc.


This working group will function according to the Identity Commons Principles (see Purpose And Principles). In addition:

  • The SAML working group will be open to any individual or organization interested in the advancement of SAML.
  • Specifications and open source code will be maintained by meritocracy.


Collaboration occurs on various identity mailing lists, including saml-commons at Face to Face sessions occur generally at IIW and IOS events.

Requirements of Participation and How to Join

Participation is open to anyone interested in the advancement and creation of SAML profiles. It is expected that completed profiles should be submitted to the OASIS Security Services Technical Committee. You may join this group by adding your name to the list below or joining the mailing list.

Licenses and/or Restrictions on Usage of Work Product

All specifications are open, public, royalty-free with no restrictions on usage.

Current Deliverables and Milestones

Current Meeting Schedule

List any regular calls or meetings, if any, plus any special upcoming meetings.

Current Membership

Current Stewards Council Representative and Alternate

  • PeterDavis

Current Links

List links to all Web-accessible resources, i.e., the working group's own wiki front page, website, mailing lists, or other repositories.


Approved by the Stewards Council on February 8, 2008.