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Re: Matter of DN and what's possible

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2012 13:21:35 -0500
Message-ID: <4F0B302F.1060600@openlinksw.com>
To: public-xg-webid@w3.org
On 1/9/12 1:10 PM, Henry Story wrote:
> Well what does the SIA point to? A URN perhaps?

It holds an Address. A URL. A URI functioning as a Data Source Name with 
one level of indirection as opposed to > 1 level of indirection (which 
is what you get with an HTTP URI based Name).

>   Otherwise how do you solve the problem of the "luxury of URIs"?

By disambiguating Name and Address in the certificate. The SAN holds the 
Name. and sIA the Address. This is simply for situations where the 
subject of the cert. can't place a full fidelity Linked Data URI in SAN.

> And if it is a URL then why is that not just the place of a WebID then?

Because you will ultimately quibble about its complexity.

Let's close here, as I need to get stuff implemented, and my team needs 
my attention.

You'll see the end product, as per usual via our implementation.



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