We have assembled a group of people to work on a document for a framework to assist the writers of SAML Metadata Publishing Policies or SAML Metadata Aggregation Practice Statements for participants within SAML based infrastructures, such as federations, identity providers, service providers and other communities of interest that wish to rely on SAML Metadata.
The document being prepared, this is where all the work is taking place.
The group working on SMAPS would like to surf on the success of RFC 3647.
EduGAIN Metadata profile as it is being worked on at present.
A comparison of UK federation operator procedures to our document, by Andrew Cormack
Metadata extension for entity attributes from OASIS
Note: investigate FIPS 140-3