From: Michael Thomas [mailto:mike(_at_)mtcc(_dot_)com]
Hallam-Baker, Phillip wrote:
If the alternative also has these, please point to them.
Absent them, the effort is far more open-ended.
XKMS is a W3C Recommendation. It has met the criteria requiring two
The effort required to link to XKMS is considerably less than the
effort required to complete the dns retrieval mechanism.
You're surely not talking about development effort are you?
Actually the development effort is not very great at all for XKISS. I
implemented my client in a few hours, a server would not take very much
The real question is not development time but code footprint and
latency. XKMS is a much more heavyweight protocol and it requires new
infrastructure. That is why DNS is a MUST and XKMS is an option.