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Re: QNameAware and IDAttributes in examples

From: Meiko Jensen <Meiko.Jensen@ruhr-uni-bochum.de>
Date: 7 Dec 2010 11:49:05 +0100
Message-ID: <4CFE1121.1050404@ruhr-uni-bochum.de>
To: Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com
Cc: public-xmlsec@w3.org
Frederick,

see inline...

Am 06.12.2010 20:50, schrieb Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com:
> [..]
>
> There is no need in my opinion for the nesting here.
>
> Regarding the examples, if we work up a new example, any reason to include your original examples as well, Meiko?

I'm perfectly fine with replacing them with a more real-world one, as
long as the new one has a similar level of details (i.e. gives a full
<ds:Signature> block with all essential parameters).

cheers

Meiko

> regards, Frederick
>
> Frederick Hirsch
> Nokia
>
>
>
> On Dec 3, 2010, at 9:51 AM, ext Meiko Jensen wrote:
>
>> Regarding my Action-711 I had a look at the latest version of the
>> DSig2.0 draft and noticed that the example documents I created
>> originally
>> (http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xmlsec/2010Sep/0024.html)
>> are not contained. However, I verified both my original versions and the
>> example fragments I found in the draft regarding the use of either
>> QNameAware or IDAttributes.
>>
>> I came to the conclusion that for the given examples both elements are
>> used properly whenever they occur, but since there is no example that
>> really makes explicit use of their intended functionality, there is no
>> real example showing the reader how their use should look like. In other
>> words, there is either no ID or no QName-in-content in the examples.
>>
>> I recommend adding another full example document to the spec, maybe as
>> 2.1.1.2 or 2.4 (weird headline numbering here...). However, I feel that
>> I'm not able to come up with such an example on my own - besides the
>> ones I already drafted in September, see above.
>>
>> I think this should close Action-711 for now, but on the next call we
>> should discuss creating and adding a new, more complete example of 2.0
>> mode signatures.
>>
>> cheers
>>
>> Meiko
>>
>> -- 
>> Dipl.-Inf. Meiko Jensen
>> Chair for Network and Data Security 
>> Horst Görtz Institute for IT-Security 
>> Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
>> _____________________________
>> Universitätsstr. 150, Geb. ID 2/411
>> D-44801 Bochum, Germany
>> Phone: +49 (0) 234 / 32-26796
>> Telefax: +49 (0) 234 / 32-14347
>> http:// www.nds.rub.de
>>
>>

-- 
Dipl.-Inf. Meiko Jensen
Chair for Network and Data Security 
Horst Görtz Institute for IT-Security 
Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
_____________________________
Universitätsstr. 150, Geb. ID 2/411
D-44801 Bochum, Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 234 / 32-26796
Telefax: +49 (0) 234 / 32-14347
http:// www.nds.rub.de
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