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RE: [higgins-dev] ICard getIssuer and getIssuerName - What's the diff?

I think it would be very helpful if:

IInformationCard extends ITokenCard extends ICard - that would help 
eliminate duplication

higgins-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote on 06/18/2007 09:07:48 AM:

> Sergey,
> 
> As a first step, please just update the comment text on these two 
methods to
> reflect what you've just written in your email below. Both methods 
currently
> have (incorrectly) identical "Returns the human friendly...etc." 
comments.
> And that's confusing.
> 
> -Paul
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: higgins-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:higgins-dev-
> > bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Sergey Lyakhov
> > Sent: Monday, June 18, 2007 5:01 AM
> > To: Higgins (Trust Framework) Project developer discussions
> > Subject: Re: [higgins-dev] ICard getIssuer and getIssuerName - What's 
the
> > diff?
> > 
> > Mike,
> > 
> > > What's the diff?
> > 
> > According to the CardSpace TechRef there are two data fields in
> > information
> > card:
> > .../ic:InformationCardMetaData/ic:IssuerId:  This required element
> > contains
> > an identifier for the identity provider using which a selfissued
> > credential
> > descriptor in a card issued by that identity provider can be resolved 
to
> > the
> > correct self-issued card. The element content may be empty.
> > 
> > .../ic:InformationCardMetaData/ic:IssuerName:  This required element
> > contains a friendly name of the card issuer.
> > 
> > So, in case of CardSpace-interoperable providers, getIssuer() returns
> > ic:IssuerId and getIssuerName() returns  ic:IssuerName. Should we 
rename
> > getIssuer() to getIssuerID()?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Sergey Lyakhov
> > 
> > 
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Michael McIntosh" <mikemci@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <higgins-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2007 2:55 AM
> > Subject: [higgins-dev] ICard getIssuer and getIssuerName - What's the
> > diff?
> > 
> > 
> > >        /**
> > >         * Returns the human friendly name of the card issuer,
> > originator,
> > > creator.
> > >         */
> > >        public String >
> > >        /**
> > >         * Returns the human friendly name of the card issuer,
> > originator,
> > > creator.
> > >         */
> > >        public String getIssuerName();
> > >
> > > What's the diff?
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