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Re: Access Control Draft

From: Jon Radoff <jradoff@novalink.com>
Date: Fri, 16 May 1997 13:58:10 -0400
Message-ID: <337CA032.5C2F@novalink.com>
To: Fisher Mark <FisherM@exch1.indy.tce.com>
CC: "'Hallam-Baker Phillip M.'" <hallam@ai.mit.edu>, "'gjw@wnetc.com'" <gjw@wnetc.com>, "'w3c-dist-auth@w3.org'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Fisher Mark wrote:
> 
> 1) Authentication -- are you who you say you are?
> 2) Access Control -- are you allowed to perform this operation in this
> way?
> 3) Auditing -- just what was it that you did?
> 4) Encryption -- Is your data protected from prying eyes?
> 

I would agree that 3 and 4 are out of scope.  Defining #1 is
also out of scope, because there are many others working on that
components.  Our role here should be to determine which #1
we are going to support.

The purpose of the Access Control document will be concerned
principally with #2.
Received on Friday, 16 May 1997 13:54:18 GMT

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