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Shibboleth Developer's Meeting, 2019-05-03

Call Administrivia

09:00 Central US / 10:00 Eastern US / 15:00 UK / 17:00 FI

Calls are normally the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month. Next call would be Friday 2019-05-17. Any reason to deviate from this?

60 to 90 minute call window.

Call Details

This week's call will use the Zoom system at GU, see ZoomGU for access info.


  • Ian Young : time to decide on our reference JDK 11?
    • Last meeting seemed to be leaning towards Corretto.
    • Need to make and promulgate decision.
    • Need to update Jenkins jobs so that we can move the Javadoc issues forward.
  • Rod Widdowson IdPAttributeValue 
    • It was "either fish nor foul nor good red herring" We should choose
      • Either Fully generic with suitable getters in IdpAttribute 
      • Or Not generic at all with cascaded instanceof 
    • Rod Widdowson favored the first initially, but not now.  We'll got for the latter (significantly less code churn)



  • Work on metadata filter context and signature skip on backing file.
  • Looking at Spring + Velocity issue/replacement.



  • Cannot join the call today, apologies.
  • Drafting Wiki-page regarding the OIDC+SAML metadata profile with Phil





  • Further cleanup around attributes and resolver.
    • Remove pointless ? in this code-mem public method fooMethod(List<? extends BarType> param) 
    • Strip down DataConnector
  • IdPAttributeValue<?>  (see agenda)


  • IDP-1434 - Getting issue details... STATUS
    • Progress noted in issue, will probably push a feature branch up today
    • Resolver working as secondary configuration source
    • Encoders/mappers should be removed soon
    • Plan to collapse AttributeInMetadata and MappedAttributeInMetadata matchers into one


  • Windows VMs, tests


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