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Subject: RE: [xacml] another small time/date issue
>Based on this, I don't think a clarification about the current date/time >attributes has any effect on any other attributes in the system. All I'm >worried about is that since there's no language explaining how current >values must be provided, it leaves different implementations open to >different models. I would think that such specification would be out of the scope of the XACML standard. How would you realistically specify that? Establish accuracy? How do you deal with geographically distributed systems, etc? We are quickly going down the path of making the authorization request and language standard into some sort of information management system, which, I would think is hardly possible. We say that "current-time" and friends should be provided and expected to be defined, why is not it sufficient? We can not adjust all implementation clocks anyway. Daniel.