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Reminder: Comments for LCWD of Widgets 1.0: Digital Signatures due June 1

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 21 May 2009 13:23:10 -0400
Message-Id: <96093C9B-A60E-4542-9518-EA2984D61647@nokia.com>
To: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, public-xmlsec@w3.org
Hi All - a friendly reminder June 1 is the end of the comment period  
for the April 30 Widgets 1.0: Digital Signatures Last Call Working  
Draft:

  <http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-widgets-digsig-20090430/>

Please send all comments by June 1.

-Regards, Art Barstow


On May 1, 2009, at 10:48 AM, Barstow Art (Nokia-CIC/Boston) wrote:

> On April 30 the WebApps WG published a LCWD of the Widgets 1.0
> Digital Signatures spec:
>
> [[
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-widgets-digsig-20090430/>
>
> Introduction
>
> This document defines a profile of the XML Signature Syntax and
> Processing 1.1 specification to allow a widget package to be
> digitally signed. Widget authors and distributors can digitally sign
> widgets as a mechanism to ensure continuity of authorship and
> distributorship. Prior to instantiation, a user agent can use the
> digital signature to verify the integrity of the widget package and
> to confirm the signing key(s). This document specifies conformance
> requirements on both widget packages and user agents.
>
> A widget package can be signed by the author of the widget producing
> an [XMLDSIG11] signature that cryptographically includes all of the
> file entries other than signature files. A widget package can also be
> signed by one or more distributors of the widget, producing
> [XMLDSIG11] signatures that each cryptographically includes all of
> the non-signature file entries as well as any author signature.
> ]]
>
> We explicitly seek comments from the XML Security WG; comments from
> other WGs as well as the TAG are welcome.
>
> The comment period ends 1 June 2009.
>
> All comments should be sent to public-webapps@w3.org [1].
>
> -Regards, Art Barstow
>
> [1] <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/>
>
>
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