IVOA Recommendation: IVOA Credential Delegation Protocol Version 1.0

@article{Graham2011IVOARI,
  title={IVOA Recommendation: IVOA Credential Delegation Protocol Version 1.0},
  author={Matthew J. Graham and Raymond L. Plante and Guy Rixon and Giuliano Taffoni},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
  year={2011}
}
The credential delegation protocol allows a client program to delegate a user's credentials to a service such that that service may make requests of other services in the name of that user. The protocol defines a REST service that works alongside other IVO services to enable such a delegation in a secure manner. In addition to defining the specifics of the service protocol, this document describes how a delegation service is registered in an IVOA registry along with the services it supports… 
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