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RE: Object tag in Dsig 2.0

From: Scott Cantor <cantor.2@osu.edu>
Date: Tue, 1 Jun 2010 14:47:55 -0400
To: "'Pratik Datta'" <pratik.datta@oracle.com>, "'XMLSec WG Public List'" <public-xmlsec@w3.org>
Message-ID: <0b9401cb01ba$f2e0e180$d8a2a480$@osu.edu>
> My proposal:
> The <Object> tag is meant for Enveloping signatures, where the user wants
> put the data to be signed inside the <Signature> itself.  There are three
> subcases for this.
> a) The data to be signed is a single XML subtree, and it is present as a
> child of the <Object>.  The subtree has an ID, and the <Reference> uses
> ID to look up this subtree, no transforms are used.  This is the simple
> case, I propose that we only support this one in 2.0.

Presumably it doesn't have to be by ID? I think you're just saying "we
support referencing an Object element or its content in the same manner
you'd reference anything else, nothing to see here, move along".

-- Scott
Received on Tuesday, 1 June 2010 18:48:26 UTC

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