[standards-jig] JANA pt. 3
theo at theoretic.com
Tue Aug 6 01:05:36 UTC 2002
Mike Lin wrote:
> Just a thought: it is possible that somewhere down the road, JANA could
> have to serve as a certification authority for a PKI-based trust system.
> No such system is in place or in any reasonably advanced stage of being
> designed, but it is an interesting thing to think about.
Yes, it certainly is.
> I would also like to point out that part of the reason for using XML
> namespaces is to eliminate the need for a central naming authority.
> Since our model allows anyone to insert any XML with any namespace into
> packets, it's unclear to me exactly what authority JANA would exercise
> over the protocol beyond what the JSF can provide by approving a JEP.
I imagine the role of standardizing XML Namespaces will not be terribly
important in the Big Scheme of things. JANA will mostly serve as a
central database of used and claimed namespaces, allowing people to
query that instead of sifting through large amounts of JEPs or
> the browse/disco items are in question, maybe we should just make them
How do you mean? Are you referring to JID Types? If so, then you mean
turn JID Types into some type of namespace?
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