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Subject: Re: [security-services] Glossary issue with the term "Principal"
On 8/14/14, 4:35 AM, "Rainer Hoerbe" <email@example.com> wrote: > >My rationale to raise this issue was, that an "UnknownPrincipal" >exception should have revealed without using a debugger that the cause >was a metadata misconfiguration, not a problem with the user's login >account. I'm not sure I follow that as a rationale. I would not code an IdP to return UnknownPrincipal for a metadata lookup failure. Yes, it's technically, abstractly not incorrect, but it definitely isn't what the code was meant to mean, and that case would be more like RequestDenied. -- Scott