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

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2011 14:07:01 -0500
Message-ID: <4ECD4455.8080600@openlinksw.com>
To: public-xg-webid@w3.org
On 11/23/11 1:39 PM, Henry Story wrote:
> The private key is there now:
>    http://www.w3.org/ns/auth/cert
> there is a private key class and a private_exponent to match the public one.
> Henry
> On 23 Nov 2011, at 19:24, Tim Berners-Lee wrote:
>> On 2011-11 -22, at 04:51, Mo McRoberts wrote:
>>> In RSA, the modulus and exponent tend to be called 'n' and 'e', respectively, but some variant on 'modulus' and 'exponent' are fine *if* you ony want to store public keys (if you want to cover private keys -- though I'm not sure why you would -[...]
>> If you are making an ontology for keys, I feel it should include private keys. Be complete.
>> There is a lot of call for standards for private data, as well as public.
>> There is W3C work on management of credentials.
>> I might want also to do things like use RDF as an intermediate form
>> in converting identities between SSL and SSH worlds for example.
>> Tim
> Social Web Architect
> http://bblfish.net/

I've added the rdfs:isDefinedBy triples to an updated version of this 
ontology in a data space I have control over. See:

You always have the option to emulate :-)



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