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Re: Vote: public_key, publicKey, hasPublicKey, pubKey

From: Henry Story <henry.story@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2011 00:53:49 +0200
Cc: <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, "public-xg-webid@w3.org" <public-xg-webid@w3.org>, <scorlosquet@gmail.com>
Message-Id: <CDA5F80F-310D-4C40-8937-B6A64983DD1C@gmail.com>
To: Peter Williams <home_pw@msn.com>

On 11 Oct 2011, at 00:42, Peter Williams wrote:

> if folks want to play in the real world, so things work en masse,  ensure that the format of the string is xml, from the xml-dsig standard for the public key. This is what all the modern libraries support, and already properly handles several ciphers and keying systems. 

As usual you are off topic. 
The question here is the relation between an agent and a key, not the way to describe the key.

Henry

>  
> Otherwise, folks have to build, finish, debug and further test yet another format jsut for the semantic web - which will just hold up adoption for years - for only academic benefit.
>  
> > Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011 20:08:42 +0200
> > From: melvincarvalho@gmail.com
> > To: henry.story@gmail.com
> > CC: public-xg-webid@w3.org; scorlosquet@gmail.com
> > Subject: Re: Vote: public_key, publicKey, hasPublicKey, pubKey
> > 
> > On 10 October 2011 20:02, Henry Story <henry.story@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > On 10 Oct 2011, at 19:25, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> > >>>  is for cert:pubKey  +1
> > >>
> > >> It may be good to be consistent with other ontologies e.g.
> > >>
> > >> http://payswarm.com/vocabs/security
> > >>
> > >
> > > A public key property refers to a URL that contains information about a public key.
> > >
> > > sec: publicKey
> > > Status: unstable
> > > Domain: sec:Key, owl:Thing
> > > Range: xsd:anyURI
> > > The following example demonstrates the expression of a public key belonging to the identity https://payswarm.example.com/i/bob.
> > >
> > > That is a completely different relation. The relation we are putting forward in the cert ontology is from a
> > > person/agent to a mathematical public key. The sec ontology refers to a different relation.
> > >
> > > So on your argument we should not use the same name then, since that would be confusing.
> > 
> > My current WebID public key is a URI
> > 
> > ( http://melvincarvalho.com/#key1 )
> > 
> > As I try to avoid using bnodes, if I can.
> > 
> > >
> > >> so cert:publicKey +1
> > >>
> > >> I see the point about confusion, but Java uses Double and double, for
> > >> class and literal, and tho it is confusing, I think still usable
> > >
> > > It is not so much a question of confusion, as of making it easier to make typos.
> > >
> > >
> > > Henry
> > >
> > > Social Web Architect
> > > http://bblfish.net/
> > >
> > >
> >

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