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Subject: Re: [xacml-users] unordered versions of combining algorithms


On 2/20/06, Karthik S <karthik.murthy@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a question regarding the unordered versions of certain
> combining algorithms (deny-overrides, for instance). Does the
> specification intend to leave it to the implementation with regards to
> the way in which rules/policies are fetched from the list (the sun's
> impl. does an ordered fetching even for the unordered versions).

yes, that's why they are called unordered. it means you can not rely
on any particular order, but i think that all implementations will
implement ordered algorithm, then use it for unordered.


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