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Re: Algorithms draft posted

From: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 16:26:16 -0500
Cc: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>, "public-xmlsec@w3.org" <public-xmlsec@w3.org>
Message-Id: <B5C4BB2E-4EFB-4E27-B2E1-62B431FA67BF@nokia.com>
To: ext Kelvin Yiu <kelviny@exchange.microsoft.com>

  Kelvin has made an update to the 1.1 algorithms draft, and has also  
produced a red-line.

I also suggested a change to the file names so the URLs have changed  




Thanks very much to Kelvin for completing this quickly.

All - please review before the next call.

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch, Nokia
Chair XML Security WG

On Nov 17, 2008, at 6:55 PM, ext Kelvin Yiu wrote:

> FYI I have posted a working draft that incorporates new algorithms  
> (ECDSA and SHA2) into XMLDSIG. The URLs are not publicly visible yet  
> and Thomas and Frederick are helping with setting ACLs.
>   http://www.w3.org/2008/xmlsec/Drafts/xmldsig/XML Signature Syntax  
> and Processing 1.1 draft.htm
>   http://www.w3.org/2008/xmlsec/Drafts/xmldsig/xmldsig-core-schema  
> 1.1.xsd
> Here is a summary of the changes:
> 1.  Added a new ECKeyValue element to represent ECC public keys. The  
> new element is in the ds namespace, but there is a recommendation to  
> support a small profile of the ECDSAKeyValue element with named  
> curves in RFC 4050.
> 2.  Restructured the ExplicitParams element in 4050 to align with  
> the ASN.1 equivalent definition in ANSI X9.62 and RFC 3279.
> 3.  Added SHA256, SHA384 and SHA512 to list of digest, signature and  
> MAC algorithms.
> 4.  RSA-SHA256 and ECDSA-SHA256 are now REQUIRED
> 5.  Added a bunch of new references but not done yet.
> Kelvin
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