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RDF and XML digital signatures (was: RDF Primer Comments)

From: Garret Wilson <garret@globalmentor.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2002 13:30:07 -0700
Message-ID: <003901c1ed61$280e7010$7245a640@odysseus2001>
To: "Frederick Hirsch" <hirsch@fjhirsch.com>, <www-rdf-comments@w3.org>
----- Original Message -----
From: "Frederick Hirsch" <hirsch@fjhirsch.com>
To: <www-rdf-comments@w3.org>; <hirsch@fjhirsch.com>
Sent: Friday, April 26, 2002 12:59 PM
Subject: RDF Primer Comments

> 17. At the end of 5.3, what is to prevent a spammer from creating RDF
> Spam? Perhaps a statement about the use of XML Digital Signatures in
> conjunction with RDF to achieve this goal would be useful.
>
> "Combining XML digital signatures with RDF descriptions to ensure that
> you only receive desired information from appropriate sources should
> lead toward the elimination of spam."

Coincidentally, that issue just came up for me today.

Is there someone working on an RDF Schema for W3C XML Signatures? It would
be great to have an RDF ontology for signatures, so that would could specify
signatures within an RDF description instance.

Cheers,

Garret
Received on Friday, 26 April 2002 16:31:10 GMT

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