[Ndn-lib] ndn-cxx: extract identity from signed Interest

Alex Afanasyev alexander.afanasyev at ucla.edu
Fri Feb 27 18:17:51 PST 2015


> On Feb 27, 2015, at 5:22 PM, Junxiao Shi <shijunxiao at email.arizona.edu> wrote:
> 
> Hi Alex
> 
> Is ndn-cxx designed to support multiple trust models, or just the hierarchy trust model?
> 
ValidatorConf is designed to support multiple trust models.
> If it's meant to support multiple trust models, why does ndn-cxx has the concept of identity?
> 
My personal view is that it is defined to organize hierarchy of local certificates (group by key and identity).  Just convenience, not a requirement.

—
Alex

> Yours, Junxiao
> 
> On Feb 27, 2015 4:55 PM, "Alex Afanasyev" <alexander.afanasyev at ucla.edu <mailto:alexander.afanasyev at ucla.edu>> wrote:
> > Trust model should be defined.  How it is a different question.  In my opinion, the only way to define it is in terms of names (data names vs. certificate names).  Other elements such as “identity” can be introduced, but it is specific to a particular trust model.
> 

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