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Re: rules for SPKI <auth> field comparisons
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>>>>> "Carl" == Carl Ellison <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Carl> We need to define a mechanism to be used by those who define
Carl> new <auth> fields so that they can describe the sorting
Carl> order for their fields. We could fall back on the
I must admit that I don't understand this requirement.
At first I thought this was so that we could have a canonical order
for the auth fields for signature.
Now, I think (based on your "checking" example) that this has
more to do with interpretation of the auth field. This confuses me,
because I thought this was necessarily application specific.
[I'm willing to write my cooked-ascii format up in an id if there is interest]
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