draft-ietf-repute-media-type-08.txt   draft-ietf-repute-media-type-09.txt 
REPUTE Working Group N. Borenstein REPUTE Working Group N. Borenstein
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Intended status: Standards Track M. Kucherawy Intended status: Standards Track M. Kucherawy
Expires: December 8, 2013 June 6, 2013 Expires: January 4, 2014 July 3, 2013
A Media Type for Reputation Interchange A Media Type for Reputation Interchange
draft-ietf-repute-media-type-08 draft-ietf-repute-media-type-09
Abstract Abstract
This document defines the format of reputation response data This document defines the format of reputation response data
("reputons"), the media-type for packaging it, and definition of a ("reputons"), the media-type for packaging it, and definition of a
registry for the names of reputation applications and response sets. registry for the names of reputation applications and response sets.
Status of this Memo Status of this Memo
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floating-point number between 0.0 and 1.0 inclusive. See floating-point number between 0.0 and 1.0 inclusive. See
Section 4 for discussion. Section 4 for discussion.
The following are OPTIONAL for all applications, to be used in The following are OPTIONAL for all applications, to be used in
contexts where they are appropriate: contexts where they are appropriate:
confidence: the level of certainty the reputation provider has that confidence: the level of certainty the reputation provider has that
the value presented is appropriate, expressed as a floating-point the value presented is appropriate, expressed as a floating-point
number between 0.0 and 1.0 inclusive. number between 0.0 and 1.0 inclusive.
rater-authenticity: The level of confidence that the rated identity well-behaved: The level of confidence that the rated identity is
is genuine, expressed as a floating-point number between 0.0 and typically well-behaved, expressed as a floating-point number
1.0 inclusive. "Genuine" here means the identity being rated is between 0.0 and 1.0 inclusive. "Well-behaved" here means the
legitimately associated with the real-world entity it represents. identity being rated is unlikely to be associated with adverse
For example, a rater might claim a value of 1.0 here if it is scores related to other assertions. One would, for example, have
certain the rated identity "example.com" is associated with The a reasonable expectation that government agency or a popular bank
Example Widget Co, Inc., because it is used in a context where would be unlikely to develop a reputation for sending spam, so a
both authentication and authorization on the use of that domain statement indicating a strong spam score for such an identity
name are assured; the binding between the rated identity and the would be unusual, and a client receiving such conflicting details
real-world identity is well established. might decide to penalize such traffic less severely, or for a
shorter period of time. Note that this value might be entirely
subjective on the part of the reputation service provider; it need
not be based solely on aggregated data.
sample-size: The number of data points used to compute that score, sample-size: The number of data points used to compute the rating,
possibly an approximation. Expressed as an unsigned 64-bit possibly an approximation. Expressed as an unsigned 64-bit
integer. Consumers can assume that the count refers to distinct integer. Consumers can assume that the count refers to distinct
data points rather than a count of aggregations (for example, data points rather than a count of aggregations (for example,
individual votes rather than aggregated vote counts) unless it is individual votes rather than aggregated vote counts) unless it is
specified out-of-band that some other interpretation is more specified out-of-band that some other interpretation is more
appropriate. The units are deliberately not normatively appropriate. The units are deliberately not normatively
specified, since not all reputation service providers will collect specified, since not all reputation service providers will collect
data the same way. data the same way.
generated: A timestamp indicating when this value was generated. generated: A timestamp indicating when this value was generated.
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