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Re: LD signature questions raised at the Rebooting Web of Trust

From: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 19 May 2017 20:59:13 +0200
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, public-credentials@w3.org
Message-ID: <cb4c399a-52af-7792-d7e5-0e865ed136cb@gmail.com>
On 2017-05-19 14:50, Manu Sporny wrote:
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>> Are they aware that information that doesn't map is dropped?
>
> I would expect that most do not, which is a problem that we're hoping to
> remedy soon in the libraries by making the signature operation fail if
> it detects any dropped data that isn't strictly specified as being "ok
> if dropped".
>
>> Should the JSON-LD processors fail when information is dropped from
>> signed data?
>
> Yes, by default they should... but we have not had the opportunity to
> update all the libraries to work in this manner. We have a plan of how
> to do it, though.

I don't understand what you are writing here but it might be due my limited
insight in RDF and such but it sounds pretty scary in my ears at least.

Q: How does this relate to applications that only want to use LDS for "plain JSON"?

Anders
Received on Friday, 19 May 2017 18:59:52 UTC

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