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Re: Updated IdP to new spec.

From: Mo McRoberts <mo.mcroberts@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2011 08:07:31 +0000
Cc: <andrei@fcns.eu>, "public-xg-webid@w3.org" <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
Message-Id: <900781E6-C9E0-41E3-B3F6-A4168A63E090@bbc.co.uk>
To: Peter Williams <home_pw@msn.com>

On 29 Nov 2011, at 01:39, Peter Williams wrote:

> I vote we impose a limit of one, but that the text says... a future version of the standard will very likely reconsider this limit, as user experience is gained.

I’m struggling to see what benefit limiting to only one public key in the profile document will bring besides avoiding a loop somewhere. Can you elaborate?

> I'm tempted to suggests that only 1 URI be permitted in the cert too, with similar language about the strong likelihood of this changing as anticipated needs actually materialize.

What does “permitted” really mean? Would certs with multiple URIs be rejected, or only the first URI processed? What about other kinds of subjectAltName? (Not entirely opposed, FWIW)


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