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RE: http://www.w3.org/2009/xmldsig11#ECKeyValue ??

From: Scott Cantor <cantor.2@osu.edu>
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2010 10:04:04 -0500
To: "'MURATA Makoto \(FAMILY Given\)'" <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>, <public-xmlsec@w3.org>
Message-ID: <004301cabed0$982cac60$c8860520$@2@osu.edu>
> Is http://www.w3.org/2009/xmldsig11#ECKeyValue a key agreement
> algorithm?  Probably, not.  But I don't think  that 5.6.4 is clear
> enough.  What's the point of showing "identifiers" in non-algorithm
> elements?  After all, XML uses qnames rather than identifiers containing
> fragment identifiers.  Why does the XML Signature WG invent such
> identifiers?

They were invented to serve as RetrievalMethod Type values, mainly.

-- Scott
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