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Subject: RE: [security-services] Core-08 is now available

> It's unfortunate that ArtifactRequest does sound like a request to obtain
> an artifact.  But it's consistent with the other requests and queries in
> that regard.  i.e. an AttributeQuery is a query for an assertion 
> with a specified attribute or set of attributes. An ArtifactRequest is a
> request for an assertion associated with the specified artifact.

My proposal is that it's a request for a protocol message, not an assertion.
That's a critical distinction.

But, the name could easily be ArtifactResolve or something more clear. I
didn't worry about the name at the time but I can see why ArtifactRequest
might not be ideal.

-- Scott

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