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Re: Intro: Thomas Roessler

From: ashok malhotra <ashok.malhotra@oracle.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2008 11:56:13 -0800
Message-ID: <47891B5D.3040104@oracle.com>
To: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
CC: public-pling@w3.org

Hi Thomas:
Could you provide a specific usecase i.e. a specific problem that needs 
This would help focus our minds.

Thanks!  Ashok

Thomas Roessler wrote:

>I'm Thomas Roessler (tlr on IRC). I work as W3C's Security Activity
>Lead, and am the other Team Contact of this Interest Group.
>In the context of this Interest Group, I'm interested in better
>understanding how the different assertion frameworks that various
>identity systems and the Semantic Web provide us with impact policy
>languages and their deployment.
>For example, how would an enterprise deal with the combination of
>CardSpace, OpenID, and an RDF based knowledge base that encompasses
>the company's org chart?  And how can it ensure that access control
>policies that are based on these diverse data sources comply with
>legal requirements? ... with policies inherited from business
>partnes? ... with promises made to third parties, possibly again in
>machine-readable languages?
>In short, I think that the conversations about combining identity
>frameworks (and about making social network data portable) need to
>be connected to a conversation about combining policy languages,
>both in terms of standards work and research.
>My hope for PLING is that it might provide a forum for that.
>A happy new year to all,

All the best, Ashok
Received on Saturday, 12 January 2008 19:57:05 UTC

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