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ACTION-235: SubjectPublicKeyInfo proposal

From: Scott Cantor <cantor.2@osu.edu>
Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2009 17:06:03 -0400
To: "'XMLSec WG Public List'" <public-xmlsec@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00c501c9ab32$02914880$07b3d980$@2@osu.edu>
Reworked proposal follows. The element name is appropriate, but admittedly
might be a little confusing because of overlap with "KeyInfo".


<complexType name="SubjectPublicKeyInfoType">
		<extension base="base64Binary">
			<attribute name="Id" type="ID" use="optional"/>

<element name="SubjectPublicKeyInfo" type="ds11:SubjectPublicKeyInfoType"/>


4.4.3 The SubjectPublicKeyInfo Element

    Type="http://www.w3.org/2008/01/xmldsig# SubjectPublicKeyInfo"
    (this can be used within a RetrievalMethod or Reference element to
identify the referent's type)

The public key algorithm and value are DER-encoded in accordance with the
value that would be used in the Subject Public Key Info field of an X.509
certificate, per section of [RFC5280]. The DER-encoded value is then

For example, RSA and DSA keys are encoded as described by section 2.3.1 and
2.3.2 of

Schema Definition:
(see above)

-- Scott
Received on Sunday, 22 March 2009 21:06:35 UTC

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