[Openid-specs-ab] [openid/connect] JWS signature validation vs. verification (issue #666)
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New issue 666: JWS signature validation vs. verification
I noticed inconsistent use of JWS "signature validation" and "signature verification".
My understanding has been that "validation" is the correct term to use here. http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-jose-json-web-signature-05 also uses "validation".
I found the following sections with the term "signature verification":
* Messages 5.1.2. Signed Request Object.
* Messages 5.1.1. Encrypted Request Object.
* Messages 5.2. ID Token Verification
* Standard 5.5. Self-Issued Identity ID Token Verification, point 3.
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