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re: Bug 3577

From: Monica J. Martin <Monica.Martin@Sun.COM>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 08:41:34 -0700
To: "public-ws-policy@w3.org" <public-ws-policy@w3.org>
Cc: Fabian Ritzmann <Fabian.Ritzmann@Sun.COM>, gdaniels@progress.com
Message-id: <44EC772E.50307@sun.com>

>re: b) Semantics of successful intersection determined by domain-specific assertion content, Glen D
mm1: Regarding this issue:

> Section 4.4 of the WS-Policy spec [1] states that domain-specific 
> processing may need to be performed in order to determine the 
> intersection of two policies.  This means that generic Policy 
> processors (tools, etc) cannot have any guarantee of successfully 
> calculating the intersection without appropriate extensions/plugins 
> being available for all domain-specific assertions.

The task of finding appropriate extensions/plugins for intersection is 
complicated by the fact that any policy processor needs to iterate 
through every single assertion in the policy in order to determine the 
vocabulary and the domains used in the policy. Have we considered 
stating the domains a policy up front? Hopefully we can start to engage 
this discussion today. Thanks.

Fabian Ritzmann
Monica J. Martin
Received on Wednesday, 23 August 2006 15:41:50 UTC

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