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Re: RFC 5480 on Elliptic Curve Cryptography Subject Public Key Information

From: Sean Mullan <Sean.Mullan@Sun.COM>
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2009 15:24:58 -0400
To: Scott Cantor <cantor.2@osu.edu>
Cc: "'Frederick Hirsch'" <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>, public-xmlsec@w3.org
Message-id: <49B9618A.8010101@sun.com>
Scott Cantor wrote:
> Frederick Hirsch wrote on 2009-03-12:
>> Do we have a concrete proposal of changes to the specification? If
>> not, are you able to please generate a proposal on the list?
> 
> I believe I sent one and then we discussed it, but I can go back into the
> minutes and produce another one. Actually, now that I'm remembering, I
> believe the conclusion reached amongst myself and at least Brian was that we
> shouldn't create a maintenance issue by separating the different key types
> into their own elements, since the ASN.1 syntax includes an algorithm
> identifier inside it. I'll double check.

Yes that my recollection as well.

--Sean
Received on Thursday, 12 March 2009 19:25:56 GMT

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