W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-xg-webid@w3.org > October 2012

Re: WebID-ISSUE-64 (redirects): Redirects [WebID Spec]

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2012 14:25:58 -0400
Message-ID: <50746C36.90808@openlinksw.com>
To: public-xg-webid@w3.org
On 10/9/12 11:50 AM, Henry Story wrote:
>> I can't seen any drawbacks in giving a precise number in the
>> >specification but I am definitively not a pro in writing
>> >specifications;)
> I think we could have a note pointing to that note, and just
> simply say that too many redirections are likely to cause
> failures. WebId client certificate testers could flag in yellow
> anything that had ore than 3 and in red any webid that required
> more than 5 redirects.
>
The maximum number of hops taken to materialize the WebID and Public Key 
relationship is an implementer matter. The number of hops shouldn't have 
any bearing on the relationship semantics that drive this identity 
claims verification protocol.

-- 

Regards,

Kingsley Idehen	
Founder & CEO
OpenLink Software
Company Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
Personal Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
Twitter/Identi.ca handle: @kidehen
Google+ Profile: https://plus.google.com/112399767740508618350/about
LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/kidehen







Received on Tuesday, 9 October 2012 18:26:21 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 6 January 2015 21:06:31 UTC