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RE: spec: 2 changes, UML sequence and protocol

From: peter williams <home_pw@msn.com>
Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2011 04:35:39 -0800
Message-ID: <SNT143-ds20367D146E03516206352792DC0@phx.gbl>
To: "'Henry Story'" <henry.story@bblfish.net>, "'WebID Incubator Group WG'" <public-xg-webid@w3.org>

I don't like the spec in general (technical part is generally fine).

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Sent: Saturday, February 26, 2011 3:13 AM
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Subject: Re: spec: 2 changes, UML sequence and protocol

Is everyone satisfied with these changes? 

Henry

On 23 Feb 2011, at 19:08, Henry Story wrote:

> 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
> http://bblfish.net/
> 

Social Web Architect
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