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Re: VC HTTP API Endpoint Authz Needs (was: Re: Attempting to block work)

From: Alan Karp <alanhkarp@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 11:52:01 -0700
Message-ID: <CANpA1Z0O3ND+iuYQtTB5GrkwN21jFoDwSAaDD_ggBWSGWhKhxw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adrian Gropper <agropper@healthurl.com>
Cc: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
On Sun, Jun 13, 2021 at 4:46 PM Adrian Gropper <agropper@healthurl.com>
wrote:

> No. As I understood Justin's SHOULD, it would require that test suites
> include delegation.  "While this specification does not define..." doesn't
> sound to me like a SHOULD.
>

I believe delegation must be a MUST.

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Alan Karp


On Sun, Jun 13, 2021 at 4:46 PM Adrian Gropper <agropper@healthurl.com>
wrote:

> No. As I understood Justin's SHOULD, it would require that test suites
> include delegation.  "While this specification does not define..." doesn't
> sound to me like a SHOULD.
>
> - Adrian
>
> On Sun, Jun 13, 2021 at 5:14 PM Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
> wrote:
>
>> On 6/12/21 11:23 AM, Adrian Gropper wrote:
>> > As Justin phrased it in another thread, making delegation a SHOULD,
>> would
>> > satisfy the privacy concern.
>>
>> Could you please provide concrete text around that SHOULD statement so the
>> group can consider it during an upcoming call?
>>
>> For example, if we add this text to the specification, would it address
>> your
>> objection?
>>
>> Implementations SHOULD support authorization delegation. While this
>> specification does not define a single mechanism for doing so,
>> technologies
>> such as GNAP and Authorization Capabilities can be used to provide this
>> functionality.
>>
>> -- manu
>>
>> --
>> Manu Sporny - https://www.linkedin.com/in/manusporny/
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>>
>>
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