Title: RE: Authenticator to Subject Confirmation renaming
From: Hallam-Baker, Phillip[SMTP:pba...@verisign.com]
Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2001 2:00 PM
To: Security-Services (E-mail)
Subject: Authenticator to Subject Confirmation renaming
This is the new text:
1.1.1 Element <Subject>
The <Subject> element specifies a party by any of the following means:
* A name.
* By information that allows the party to be authenticated.
* By reference to another assertion or by containment of
If a <Subject> element contains more than one subject specification the
issuer is asserting that all the subject specifications present specify the
same subject. For example if both a <NameIdentifier> and a <Authenticator>
element are present the issuer is asserting that the authentication data
authenticates the party with the specified name.
The following schema defines the <Subject> element:
Forgetting about the schema just for a moment, you might also want to change
the wording in the above descriptive paragraph (e.g., where it says