Conclusions and a compact list of requirements for deconf-spec

Oswald Buddenhagen ossi at
Mon Dec 12 20:05:08 EET 2005

On Mon, Dec 12, 2005 at 12:11:52PM +0000, Jamie McCracken wrote:
> >And since also the type information is an administrative security
> >consideration .. a network transparent administrable configuration
> >environment is about overloading schema's. Nothing more, nothing less.
> >
> The problem is for an enterprise friendly system, an admin must be able 
> to edit other peoples keys without having the respective schemae 
> installed locally on the administrator's machine (so its not just about 
> overloading values).
> Ergo a system that enforces cleint side schemae only is fatally flawed.
and what exactly would prevent the server from serving the schema to
the client for client-side enforcement?

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