→IV. DEFINITIONS/KEY TERMS
** [https://github.com/mozilla/openbadges/wiki/Displayer-API Displayer API] - The interface specifications for pulling badges out of the Backpack (Display sites/widgets)
** Verification API - Communication channels and framework to support badge verification (was this badge issued to this person on this date? Has it expired? etc.)
** Endorsement API - Communication channels and framework to support badge endorsement (was this badge signed? is the signature valid? n.b. Endorsement employs the same signing mechanism as Badge Verification
*** n.b. This is not part of [https://wiki.mozilla.org/Badges/PublicBeta Public Beta] release but on the [https://wiki.mozilla.org/Badges/roadmap roadmap] for development in 2012.