This document states the minimum requirements, recommendations, permissions and possibilities for ensuring interoperable web services from an accessing party’s perspective. The document:
— states requirements on the structure and format of resources;
— defines the concept of resource identifiers (direct and correlated);
— provides different resource categories (e.g. anonymous, pseudonymized, technical, and personal resources);
— provides different approaches on how to bundle shareable resources (e.g. resource group or container);
— contains guidelines on how to define the unique resources of an individual application;
— defines the entities and roles, necessary for granting an accessing party access to resource owner’s resources;
— states requirements on how an accessing party accesses resources, including requirements on how to use the defined and referenced technologies, see Table 1.
See Annex A for additional information about roles and responsibilities covered by ISO 20078 series.