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RE: Security?

From: Narahari, Sateesh <Sateesh_Narahari@jdedwards.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2002 10:56:47 -0700
Message-ID: <C5E6B2ABE291D5119A3800508B9553A50359A4D0@cormails8.jdedwards.com>
To: www-ws@w3.org
If security is considered a non-functional requirement( an architectural
quality) for WS technologies it sure belongs in the domain of architecture.
If security is considered a functional requirement( a feature of the WS) to
be addressed seperately, there may be a need to have a seperate working

I would be comfortable having Arch WG to address this, and ensure that all
ws technologies consider these aspects. Treating security as a quality of
the architecture would go long way in making web services successful.



-----Original Message-----
From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen [mailto:henrikn@microsoft.com]
Sent: Friday, February 15, 2002 10:23 AM
To: Anne Thomas Manes; Michele Costabile; www-ws@w3.org
Subject: RE: Security?

As a friendly amendment, while it is certainly within the scope [1] of
the WS-Arch WG to consider security and licensing, it doesn't seem to be
within its scope to actually define such mechanisms.


[1] http://www.w3.org/2002/01/ws-arch-charter

>No formal activity is underway at this time to standardize WS 
>Security protocols. We just recently formed the Web Services 
>Architecture Working Group, and one of the goals of this group 
>is to address security. See http://www.w3.org/2002/01/ws-arch-charter
>Best regards,
>Anne Thomas Manes
>CTO, Systinet
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: www-ws-request@w3.org [mailto:www-ws-request@w3.org]On 
>Behalf Of 
>> Michele Costabile
>> Sent: Friday, February 15, 2002 11:37 AM
>> To: www-ws@w3.org
>> Subject: Security?
>> There are a lot of emergin models for applying security to web 
>> services, e.g. using SOAP header to transport Kerberos tickets or 
>> licence data. Is W3C working on a common specification for security 
>> and licensing in WS?
Received on Friday, 15 February 2002 12:52:58 UTC

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