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Subject: RE: [saml-dev] SAML2HoKAP question

> >  Ok. So I assume that the NameID is used by the SAML issuer 
> to name an 
> > intermediate delegate who can wield the assertion as an 
> attesting entity?
> Yes, but this is just informational. You don't have to do 
> anything special to indirectly authenticate the delegate. 
> It's there in case you don't want to allow delegation (which 
> the condition does a much better job of ensuring, not to 
> mention supporting a chain of delegates).

Ok, I understand now; thank you for the explanation.

Perhaps its just me being dumb, but the spec might benefit from some
additional text explaining how the condition should be processed.


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