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Subject: Re: [saml-dev] SAML2HoKAP question

On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 4:50 AM, Josh Howlett <Josh.Howlett@ja.net> wrote:
>> >  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.

Oh, sorry, but the condition Scott speaks of is profiled separately:


Currently, there's no relationship between the two profiles.  Maybe
there should be?


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