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Re: Access Control Draft

From: Sankar Virdhagriswaran <sv@hunchuen.crystaliz.com>
Date: Mon, 19 May 1997 15:16:52 -0400
Message-Id: <199705191916.PAA17311@hunchuen.crystaliz.com>
To: yarong@microsoft.com
CC: masinter@parc.xerox.com, ejw@ics.uci.edu, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Aren't there two issues here:

a) The "initialization" set of issues: How do I setup the access
control policy, how do I specify it, etc. (the I here could be an
author or an information provider or whatever).

b) The "steady-state" set of issues: What access control policies come
into effect based on the "state" of the resource/document. 

From a protocol perspective, the second is as thorny issue to address
as the first.

Also, as I said in an earlier message, all this need to be partitioned
off based on the type of user, type of task, and possibly others.
Received on Monday, 19 May 1997 15:16:47 UTC

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