* John Paschoud <[log in to unmask]> [2009-03-10 11:27]:
> In cynical summary, our findings from interviews with users basically
> boil down to: "I just clicked 'Next', to get to the thing I wanted".
I guess this is expected bahaviour (certainly not desired), in a way.
We're pushing data protection issues unto unsuspecting users so that
we can wash our hands in 95/46/EC-approved soap.
It's certainly no surprise that it's us being more concerned with
the protection of our user's personal data than they are themselfs.
From SWITCH I heared that if there was a button along the lines of
"remember this and release this stuff to anyone" most people would
select it (they might be able to supply you with numbers).
The "don't bug me" button, if you will.
> It's not entirely clear to me, from Ingrid's post, whether the
> Consent Module she describes will work with a standard Shib-IdP
> release from Internet2; I have a feeling that Feide's SimpleSAMLphp
> is different.
Yes, this is specific to simpleSAMLphp and not usable with
> Also that there may be greater coordination over attribute value naming
> amongst Feide members than in the UK Fed.
> One significant problem we (in FLAME) encountered was that, even with an
> enterprise directory (designed with FAM as a principal purpose) backing
> the IdP and ARP component, there is no obvious place to store
> human-readable names/descriptions of attributes and values, to ask the
> user a meaningful question.
I fully agree. This is certainly an area which needs additional work,
not only with good descriptions (and infrastructure to support those),
but also wrt I18N, possibly using 'preferedLanguage' attributes or
making most/all interfaces at least bilingual (i.e. adding english
descriptions to UI elements; not so much a problem for this list, I
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