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RE: Updated XML Signature 1.1 editors draft for MgmtData, updated 2nd edition redline

From: Scott Cantor <cantor.2@osu.edu>
Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2009 13:00:16 -0500
To: "'Sean Mullan'" <Sean.Mullan@Sun.COM>, "'Frederick Hirsch'" <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>
Cc: "'XMLSec WG Public List'" <public-xmlsec@w3.org>
Message-ID: <015101ca7830$4c2dbe30$e4893a90$@2@osu.edu>
Sean Mullan wrote on 2009-12-08:
> I think we should define what the term "deprecated" means. How should
> implementations treat MgmtData? Should they ignore it, or treat it as an
> error? Or is it optional for implementations to support it? If not
> clear, this could be interpreted by implementations differently.

As a suggestion, I believe that MgmtData is OPTIONAL to support now, but
that the intent of the deprecation is to signal deployers and profilers that
relying on it for new scenarios is ill-advised?

-- Scott
Received on Tuesday, 8 December 2009 18:01:00 UTC

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