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Re: Multiple certificates belonging to a WebID (or multiple IDs).

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2011 15:30:13 +0100
Cc: Andrei Sambra <andrei@fcns.eu>, WebID XG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
Message-Id: <C175DE47-96B2-4F3C-9A91-09B61C676B9C@bblfish.net>
To: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>

On 1 Apr 2011, at 15:24, Henry Story wrote:

> 
> On 31 Mar 2011, at 12:54, Andrei Sambra wrote:
> 
>> First of all, a big Hello since this is my first post on the mailing
>> list!
>> 
>> After browsing through the specs for a while, I couldn't find any
>> mention to whether it's possible or not to have multiple certificates
>> associated to a WebID,

That reminds me that I was working on a diff of the spec to clarify that.

The version is here:
http://bblfish.net/tmp/2011/02/23/index-respec.html

If you press control-shift-alt-S you will get a dialog box pop up that you
can use to do a diff.

I'll work over it this weekend to incorporate the feedback I was sent and get another version out.


> 
> yes, you can. I have a different certificate with the different public keys and the
> same webid in each of my browsers.
> 
>> or for this matter, how would they be processed
>> by the authentication system.
> 
> Are you trying to send the certificates simultaneously? Or perhaps you are thinking of a chain
> of certificates? What is you use case?
> 
>> Also, could user have multiple identities
>> associated to a profile file (think of resources made available through
>> ACLs)?
> 
> Yes, that's possible.
> I am not sure what use it would be. It is likely that you could do what you are trying to do in a better way.
> 
>> 
>> Andrei 
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
> Social Web Architect
> http://bblfish.net/
> 

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