Patent Number: 7,788,227

Title: Schema signing and just-in-time installation

Abstract: A system and/or methodology that enables schema motion and "just-in-time" installation thereof. Aspects of the invention employ signing technology to facilitate secure definition of schema data. These public key technologies can also be employed to facilitate verification of the document (e.g., schema) received at a destination.

Inventors: Nettleton; David J. (Seattle, WA), Hunter; Jason T. (Redmond, WA)

Assignee: Microsoft Corporation

International Classification: G06F 7/00 (20060101); G06F 17/00 (20060101); G06F 15/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018