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Re: Client policy processing

From: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 9 May 2007 12:47:16 -0400
Message-Id: <4241412E-0CF0-4A05-8A2D-7D1B9BFF51FB@nokia.com>
Cc: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>, ws policy <public-ws-policy@w3.org>, public-ws-policy-request@w3.org
To: "ext Anthony Nadalin" <drsecure@us.ibm.com>

how would simple client know what is negated?

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch
Nokia


On May 9, 2007, at 9:29 AM, ext Anthony Nadalin wrote:

> I would say this is all optional, as the client may not have assess  
> to its own policy or the ability to actually process the policy  
> (limited device). i get worried that if we don't have absence means  
> negation that we will wind up in spots where it will be hard or  
> impossible to know the actual policy that was in effect.
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> Is it correct to say:
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> 1. Client has access to its own policy, the provider policy and the
> result of intersection which it performed
> 2. Result of intersection is a policy in its own right, and has no
> implicit meaning other than what is stated in that policy (with its
> own vocabulary)
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> 3. Client can interpret that result-of-intersection policy together
> with provider policy to infer acceptable interactions with provider,
> based on vocabulary present in provider policy.
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> Thus the policy that results from intersection itself does not say
> negation, but it can be inferred from that policy taken in
> conjunction with provider policy.
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> Is this an approach toward making this less confusing?
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> Thanks
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> regards, Frederick
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> Frederick Hirsch
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