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Minutes, teleconference 2010-12-21

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Drafts minutes for approval at next meeting.

XML Security Teleconference, Minutes 2010-12-21

(Due to W3C tool problems, minutes taken in text by hand, no IRC log)

Present: Scott Cantor, Frederick Hirsch, Cynthia Martin, Hal Lockhart, Gerald Edgar, Meiko Jensen, Shivaram Mysore

Regrets; Pratik Datta

Chair: Frederick Hirsch

Scribe: Frederick Hirsch

Agenda: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xmlsec/2010Dec/0076.html

Topic: Administrative

Completed - ACTION-745, Added E08 to clarify the handling of unused
namespaces, http://www.w3.org/2002/07/xml-exc-c14n-errata (Thomas) 

No call next week, 28 December. Next call 4 January 2011. Have a good holiday.

Topic: Minutes Approval

Approve minutes, 14 December 2010


RESOLUTION: Minutes from 14 December are approved.

Topic:  XML Signature 2.0

WG discussed proposal for adding conformance section to XML Signature 2.0, as proposed in

scott: Reminder to add Selection Algorithns to 2.0 conformance, includes XPath profile. Verification Algorithms need to be added as optional.

Discussion of whether SHA1 should be MUST NOT for 2.0 Mode (as proposed) or not given rate of adoption of SHA2. Proposal is that compatibility mode can be used if necessary, but transition away from SHA1 should be encouraged for 2.0 mode.

Tentative agreement. Scott Cantor to check with regards to implementations, in particular Red Hat.

ISSUE: why is base64 listed in algorithms section, is this for transform? where is it described in document, and does this belong in 1.1 or 2.0 mode. (ISSUE-224 added)

Topic: XML Signature 1.1 and XML Encryption 1.1 Last Call

Last call ends 22 December. No comments received so far.

Topic: XPath Profile 

Compare the different W3C Streaming profiles ACTION-728,  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xmlsec/2010Dec/0071.html (Pratik

fjh: Rationale for streaming provided, suggest we put in requirements document

hal: requirements are known to be refined as work progresses so ok to update document

general agreement to add to requirements document.

ACTION fjh to put new section in 2.0 requirements regarding rational for new XPath profile based on Pratik's proposal (ACTION-754 added)

Topic: Other Business

Please remember to work on open action items, including 2.0 examples.

Merry Christmas, happy holidays, happy New Year

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch, Nokia
Chair XML Security WG
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