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Re: Matter of DN and what's possible

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2012 22:03:32 +0100
Cc: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, public-xg-webid@w3.org
Message-Id: <12FC168D-0131-47BF-8570-CA225934369A@bblfish.net>
To: Jürgen Jakobitsch <j.jakobitsch@semantic-web.at>

On 9 Jan 2012, at 19:53, Jürgen Jakobitsch wrote:

> hi,
> 
> just a short in-between-question :
> 
> are we talking about something like the bug i fixed today (see one of my last mails)
> with this example-uri :
> 
> webIDClaim (in the cert): http://2sea.org/sea.rdf#j
> 
> where the location of document is @ http://2sea.org/sea.rdf but there are only statements about http://2sea.org/sea.rdf,
> in which case i could verify the claim, if i had two fields in the cert, the location of the document and resource which is
> to be verified?

No, that bug was nicely fixed by your server removing the # from the URL as per HTTP spec.

What Kingsely wants to do is still not clear.

Henry

> 
> wkr j
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kingsley Idehen" <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
> To: public-xg-webid@w3.org
> Sent: Monday, January 9, 2012 7:42:27 PM
> Subject: Re: Matter of DN and what's possible
> 
> On 1/9/12 1:35 PM, Henry Story wrote:
>> Ok. So now you have two URLs where before we had one. That is why the previous talk about URIs being a luxury does not make sense. Your solution requires more of them.
>> 
>>>>>> And if it is a URL then why is that not just the place of a WebID then?
>>>> 
>>>> Because you will ultimately quibble about its complexity.
>> Why, I have always supported multiple SANs in the certificate. No issue there.
>> 
>  One point re. the above. Imagine the following scenario:
> 
> I have a sparql construct URL as my address (and compacted using a
> shortener), and a HTTP URI based Name as the subject Name. Both URIs
> placed in SAN of my x.509 cert. Would your verifier work? Do you deem
> this acceptable re. WebID spec as it currently stands?
> 
> Note: the SPARQL URL resolves to a description graph. The other URI is
> the Subject described by said graph.
> 
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> 
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