PAPE Specification Review Period Commencing

Published October 23, 2008

The OpenID Provider Authentication Policy Extension (PAPE) Working Group recommends approval of PAPE Draft 7 as an OpenID Specification.  The draft is available at these locations:


This note starts the 60 day public review period for the specification draft in accordance with the OpenID Foundation IPR policies and procedures.  This review period will end on Sunday, December 21st.  Unless issues are identified during the review that the working group believes must be addressed by revising the draft, this review period will be followed by a seven day voting period during which OpenID Foundation members will vote on whether to approve this draft as an OpenID Specification.


As background, the proposal to create the working group, which the membership approved, is available at  The specifications council report on the creation of the working group is available at