[rdfweb-dev] pgp signing
libby.miller at b...
Fri Dec 20 08:18:34 UTC 2002
+1 for sure.
I suggested to Leigh that he might include DC information in
foaf-a-matic 2. But maybe that's not enough...
On Fri, 20 Dec 2002, Bill Kearney wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm a little puzzled about how Edd's example of signing a foaf handles anything
> being considered authoritative. Not that it's wrong, it's just that signing the
> entire file says nothing about it having any real authority over what it
> How can we address something like having one foaf:Person within a foaf file
> recognized as the 'authoritative' entity making the assertions within itself?
> That is, how can I 'indicate' that the signed document contains /my/ foaf:Person
> and I'm making claim that the contents of it are authoritative? How can I say:
> "Regardless of what triples you come across elsewhere, these are the
> authoritative ones". I'm sure there's several issues to consider with how a
> client reading this foaf is going to have any real reason to believe it's
> assertions. I'm not looking for perfection. .
> I could see this as being an important issue to most people.
> I'm open to suggestions.
> -Bill Kearney
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