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Re: include privat ekeys Re: rsa ontology in cert namespace

From: Mo McRoberts <mo.mcroberts@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2011 19:00:11 +0000
Cc: public-xg-webid@w3.org
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To: Peter Williams <home_pw@msn.com>

On 23 Nov 2011, at 18:42, Peter Williams wrote:

>  Stop calling a "cert" ontology too, since it precious little to do with certificates - as anyone understands the term. The bindings are not signed, and in RDF land show no sign of being signed in the next decade. 


People have enough trouble understanding the difference between certificates and keys as it is.

(RDF signing is nontrivial, because ideally you want to sign the graph, not the specific serialisation; in order to sign, you need consistent ordering of triples, and the only way you can order triples with bnodes as the subject is by their content… arriving at a consistent a graph consisting solely of bnodes isn't entirely straightforward, particularly if there are any referencing 'loops').


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