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Re: [widgets] Jar signing vs. XML signatures

From: timeless <timeless@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2009 15:51:41 +0300
Message-ID: <26b395e60904140551s171a423ela753c9e2bd117419@mail.gmail.com>
To: marcosc@opera.com
Cc: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com> wrote:
> Although I agree that it was probably a short-sightedness mistake on
> our part to not have looked at JAR signing at the start of this
> process, I think it is too late for you to ask us to dump over a year
> worth of work on this spec - especially as we are about to go to Last
> Call and have significant industry support (BONDI) for using XML
> Signatures.

> Although I also agree that there are issues with
> canonicalization, I find it hard to believe that JAR signatures are
> not without their own problems. I think it would be more productive to
> help us address the issues that you mentioned, instead of asking us to
> dump everything and start again.

I'm willing to drop XML signing :)

I guess I never really understood enough about why we went off on XML
signing and didn't think to ask why we didn't look at JAR signing :(
Received on Tuesday, 14 April 2009 12:52:16 GMT

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