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RE: [Metadata-Support] production Metadata Query Server?

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  • Subject: RE: [Metadata-Support] production Metadata Query Server?
  • Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2016 01:17:33 +0000
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> > Or run an MDQ front-end of some kind based on the aggregate, of course.
> In theory of course, an XSLT + a script to sign lots of documents, plus a
> web
> server, is essentially what that is.
> That sounds relatively simple and straightforward.

Well, it is simple because it's "local". Any reliability concerns are glossed
over as a local matter, as is the signing key.

> What then are the complex issues that Nick stated need to be
> addressed by a working group?

That's partly what the prospective WG is waiting to hear, but I know one is
the question of which key to use, whether to sign offline or online, and what
the impedance problems are with the current production pipeline.

Another issue is discovery, of course, which makes the IdP consumption half
of his much simpler to move forward on.

-- Scott

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