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Fwd: 5.1.1 Table of Algorithms in Encryption 1.1

From: <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2011 13:02:53 +0000
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CC: <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>
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> Resent-From: <xml-encryption@w3.org>
> From: ext MURATA Makoto <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>
> Date: August 12, 2011 2:13:59 AM EDT
> To: xml-encryption <xml-encryption@w3.org>
> Subject: 5.1.1 Table of Algorithms in Encryption 1.1
> 
> I do not understand the note:
> 
>   Note that the same URI is used to identify base64 both
>   in "encoding" context (e.g. when needed within
>   a CipherValue element) as well as in "transform" context
>  (when identifying a base64 transform)."
> 
> 
> in XML Encryption 1.1.
> 
> The CipherValue element does not have the Algorithm attribute.
> Why can the URI http://www.w3.org/2000/09/xmldsig#base64
> be used for encoding?
> 
> -- 
> 
> Praying for the victims of the Japan Tohoku earthquake
> 
> Makoto
> 
> 
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