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Subject: Re: [security-services] Glossary issue with the term "Principal"
Am 19.08.2014 um 18:07 schrieb Hal Lockhart <email@example.com>: > Yes, but the definition of a system entity is: > > "System Entity, Entity [link] An active element of a computer/network system. For example, an automated process or set of processes, a subsystem, a person or group of persons that incorporates a distinct set of functionality. [RFC2828] [SAMLAgree]" > > SO SAML's definition includes users etc. Thank you for the clarification; both system entity and principal do address a subset of entities. When working on profiles I will probably go along with entity-in-an-entitydescriptor and entity-in-an-assertion ;-) - Rainer