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Re: Proposing a wsa:Security element

From: Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 15:56:22 +0100
To: Rich Salz <rsalz@datapower.com>
Cc: public-ws-addressing@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050314145622.GM20469@w3.org>
* Rich Salz <rsalz@datapower.com> [2005-03-12 00:29-0500]
> 
> (wsa prefix means WS-Addressing and wsse prefix means WS-Security as
> standardized at OASIS.)
> 
> I'd like to add a wsa:Security element to the EPR.  It is intended to
> be used as a container for security information (signatures, keys, etc)
> about the EPR.  When using the SOAP binding, the contents of the
> wsa:Security element either become a wsse:Security element or are
> inserted at the appropriate spot within an existing wsse:Security element.
> 
> I know that these are complicated ("screwy") semantics. But I think it's
> really required to get secure WS-Addressing.

Couldn't such information go in the [metadata] bucket? It seems that
we added it for things just like that.

Cheers,

Hugo

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