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Re: include privat ekeys Re: rsa ontology in cert namespace

From: Mo McRoberts <mo.mcroberts@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2011 19:00:11 +0000
Cc: public-xg-webid@w3.org
Message-Id: <B9F90785-6382-46CA-92B4-B52FF9CEFD5C@bbc.co.uk>
To: Peter Williams <home_pw@msn.com>

On 23 Nov 2011, at 18:42, Peter Williams wrote:

> 
>  Stop calling a "cert" ontology too, since it precious little to do with certificates - as anyone understands the term. The bindings are not signed, and in RDF land show no sign of being signed in the next decade. 

+1

People have enough trouble understanding the difference between certificates and keys as it is.

(RDF signing is nontrivial, because ideally you want to sign the graph, not the specific serialisation; in order to sign, you need consistent ordering of triples, and the only way you can order triples with bnodes as the subject is by their content… arriving at a consistent a graph consisting solely of bnodes isn't entirely straightforward, particularly if there are any referencing 'loops').

M.

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