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Re: Draft for 2.0 specs

From: <pratik.datta@oracle.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 11:55:50 -0700
Message-ID: <4A3A8DB6.9050407@oracle.com>
To: Scott Cantor <cantor.2@osu.edu>
CC: "'XMLSec WG Public List'" <public-xmlsec@w3.org>
I have not given much thought to how input/output of transforms will be 
affected.  Once I start writing it, things will get clearer.
The XML Canonicalization will be for both  the SignedInfo and the c14n 
portion of the new transform.


On 6/18/2009 10:31 AM, Scott Cantor wrote:
> pratik.datta@oracle.com wrote on 2009-06-18:
>> As we had discussed in F2F, the whole 2.0 transform mechanism will
>> plugin as a new transform. So all the 1.x transforms will still be
>> supported.  But I am thinking of producing a new XML Signature 2.0
>> draft, which only includes this new transform, and not include any of
>> the 1.x transforms, rather the 2.0 draft will just point to relevant
>> sections of 1.x. This way if we decide to update any of the transforms
>> for 1.1, we don't have to change in two places.
> Will this be achievable without also modifying some of the language in the original spec around the inputs and outputs of the reference/transform steps? Or are you assuming that would be done in parallel?
>> I will also be writing up a draft of XML Canonicalization 2.0.  I am
>> planning to use xmlspec format for both these drafts.
> Would that be for SignedInfo only, or are you also factoring out the c14n portion of the new transform?
> -- Scott
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