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Re: [widgets] How to divorce widgets-digsig from Elliptic Curve PAG?

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2011 15:22:23 +0000
To: Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com
Cc: Art.Barstow@nokia.com, public-xmlsec@w3.org, tlr@w3.org, public-webapps@w3.org, rigo@w3.org
Message-ID: <2D9A89B221454627AD42E55223ED1F83@marcosc.com>

On Thursday, 29 December 2011 at 14:11, Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com wrote:

> As I said before, this action is premature and we should let the PAG conclude (or at least wait for a status report) - the W3C Team may have more to say, but if this is on the order of weeks I do not think making work here to have apparent progress is useful. I have not seen a definitive statement from the ECC PAG chair.

That's fine. I guess as long as we don't have to wait one or two years (and I say that with a serious face!). 
> Did you read the message from Brian LaMacchia? If not, please read it, as it provides additional argument against this proposed change.

Pointer please?  
> I am against revising XML Signature 1.1 until I understand the actual PAG status and until we have XML Security WG agreement. This endless email debate is not helpful and I'm not sure I understand the urgency related to widgets apart from a desire to mark it as complete.

The urgency is just that (getting it to Rec). 

But academically, the other arguments that were made are valid. Those were: 
     * a /latest/ location 
     * decupling algorithms, etc, from processing.

Marcos Caceres
Received on Thursday, 29 December 2011 15:23:23 UTC

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