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Re: Some strawman ideas for a minimum DSig profile

From: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 18:47:55 +0200
To: Kelvin Yiu <kelviny@exchange.microsoft.com>
Cc: "public-xmlsec@w3.org" <public-xmlsec@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080812164755.GE383@iCoaster.does-not-exist.org>

On 2008-08-12 09:40:36 -0700, Kelvin Yiu wrote:

>         Any reason to not make ref-id a URI reference?

> It could be a URI reference if you can specify the specific
> reference element. Are you thinking about using it to reference a
> detached signature?

Not necessarily; I was simply surprised that you had the "raw" ID in
an attribute that was (I think) supposed to be a forward reference
to a Reference element.

>         An empty URI reference is a reference to the current base
>	 URI, so the Algorithm attribute's value here isn't really
>	 an empty string.

> Thanks. Then we would have to define a URI to indicate no canonicalization.


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Thomas Roessler, W3C  <tlr@w3.org>
Received on Tuesday, 12 August 2008 16:48:32 UTC

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