[cap-talk] What's an authenticated authentication?
kosik at fiit.stuba.sk
Sun Jul 26 05:26:05 EDT 2009
David-Sarah Hopwood wrote:
> Matej Kosik wrote:
>> Ludovic Courtès wrote:
>>> Matej Kosik <kosik at fiit.stuba.sk> writes:
>>>> Those who have time, please review this definition:
>>> IMO it's better to stick to the letter to the dictionary definition as
>>> it's widely accepted, avoids confusion, and provides an opportunity to
>>> think about the concept in general terms.
>> Please paste here the definition you think better captures how
>> _capability community_ interprets this concept.
> Given one end of a communication channel, establish which principal
> is probably at the other end.
> (Note: this definition is more general than it may at first appear; it
> does cover local authentication.)
Ok. I have updated the definition.
>From now on, my wallet contains one end of communication channel leading
to the central bank. :)
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