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RE: ACTION-623: Schema update for SerialNumber

From: Scott Cantor <cantor.2@osu.edu>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2010 09:39:54 -0400
To: "'Magnus Nystrom'" <mnystrom@microsoft.com>, "'XMLSec WG Public List'" <public-xmlsec@w3.org>
Message-ID: <03aa01cb4911$fe7a7120$fb6f5360$@osu.edu>
> After some investigation, we'd be concerned about doing this change in the
> existing XML Signature 1.0 namespace. While Microsoft implementations
should
> be able to handle such an update, as noted earlier  by Pratik there are in
> general no guarantees for it and in addition it seems that this was
> precisely the reason namespaces were introduced.

The impact of this is that implementations planning to support general
validation of that namespace with most parsers are forced to modify the
locally installed copy of the schema.

I would ask that an official errata copy therefore be published to ensure
consistency.

-- Scott
Received on Tuesday, 31 August 2010 13:40:30 GMT

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