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Re: web_gen bash script

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:41:34 -0500
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, Nicholas Humfrey <nicholas.humfrey@bbc.co.uk>
Cc: public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>, public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f29b59e2-f608-9f61-2eea-865a39f98d9a@openlinksw.com>
On 1/16/18 9:01 AM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>
> Or perhaps someone else would like to try generating a WebID key via
> script! :)

Ideally, such a tool should produce a WebID-Profile document by taking
URL of said document as one of its invocation arguments. Basically, it
should execute the following sequence:

1. Lookup object of foaf:primaryTopic | schema:mainEntity relations --
i.e., determine WebID

2. Use WebID as default value for SAN in pending X.509 cert

3. Generate X.509 cert of CSR

4. Emit a message containing new cert:key relation (which has public key
from new X.509 or CSR as object)  that needs to be added WebID-Profile doc.

We have used this approach across all our WebID generators for many
years and it does simplify this particular endeavor.

-- 
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