Subject Re: an SP's home federation with respect to R&S
From Tom Scavo <trscavo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date Tue, 7 Oct 2014 14:04:01 -0400

On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 1:26 PM, Cantor, Scott <cantor.2@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 10/7/14, 1:06 PM, "Tom Scavo" <trscavo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>I must be missing something then, because that's not at all obvious to
>>me. Only one federation can export an entity's metadata to eduGAIN, so
>>that federation in effect determines the SP's eligibility for R&S. The
>>rest is wasted time and effort, I think.
> R&S is something that is consumed by each federation's participants, so
> that means all that matters is what shows up in the federation's own
> aggregate. Which means you could slap the tag on somebody that doesn't
> already have it in the feed, or remove the tag from sombody that does. So
> it's a local designation in the end.

You're right, I see that now, thanks.