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spec: 2 changes, UML sequence and protocol

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 19:08:35 +0100
Message-Id: <8D8D3F5E-DFCD-40C5-9968-445AF493F2DE@bblfish.net>
To: WebID Incubator Group WG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
I have made the following 2. changes to my local git repository that are slightly related

1. UML sequence
 - Added a UML sequence diagram in graffle and jpg format (so others can edit)
 - Added that UML into the spec
 - also added the graffle source for the other image

2. the protocol sequence

I then had to look how the protocol sequence fitted the sequence diagram, which led me in a second step to:

 - remove the implication that the authentication server must authenticate ALL the WebIDS. Peter Williams had some very convincing arguments as to why that was a bad idea
 - reordered the sequence of events: TLS private key authentication happens before the certs are extracted before other layers get access to the certificate. 
 - removed the note about  "a digital signature challenge" that was never discussed
 
My version is here:
   http://bblfish.net/tmp/2011/02/23/index-respec.html

If you press cntr-alt-shift-S in your browser you will have a dialog that will allow you to get a visual diff from the current version. It seems to have a bug as it shows a lot more changes that were made.
The only relevant ones are in section 3.1

I am trying to find a tool to give me a url for a visual diff of the source code between the two versions but was not able to find one.

  Feeback welcome,

  Henry



Social Web Architect
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Received on Wednesday, 23 February 2011 18:09:13 UTC

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