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Updated XML Signature 1.1 and XML Encryption 1.1 change explanation documents

From: <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 14:49:22 +0000
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CC: <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>
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I've brought the explanation documents for XML Signature 1.1 and XML Encryption 1.1 up to date to reflect changes we've made since mid-February 2011, review welcome:

XML Signature 1.1 explain:

New mention and reference  to best practices in introduction
Changes to prefer KeyInfoReference over RetrievalMethod
Scope clarifications for KeyInfo section.

Reference updates:

fix bad link for OpenPGP (referred to obsolete RFC 2440 instead of 4880)
update XML Signature Best Practices reference
Update XMLSEC-RELAXNG reference
update ABA digital signature guidelines reference
update RFC 4949 to refer to text version for consistency
update RELAXNG-SCHEMA reference to document reference

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XML Encryption 1.1 explain:

add type='anyURI' to Algorithm for AlgorithmIdentifierType, ACTION-824
Added information on patent advisory group and additional patent disclosures to status section
changed "[XMLENC-CORE1]" to "(XMLENC-CORE1, this document)" in media type section to avoid generating normative self reference, to resolve LC-2541
revise base64 note in algorithms section
clarify  Encoding attribute in 3.1. Clarifications to resolve LC-2542
add new security considerations section on timing attacks
add Note re ConcatKDF nonce in section 5.4.1
Updates for RSA-OAEP

Reference updates:
Updated reference, in particular link, for RIPEMD-160.
rfc2633 obsoleted by 3851 (S/MIME v3 to v3.1)
rfc 2048 obsoleted by 4289 (MIME Part 4 registration procedures)
update  XMLSEC-RELAXNG references to reflect April 2011 publication
update RELAXNG-SCHEMA reference to document reference

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This should complete ACTION-838  and ACTION-839

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch
Nokia
Received on Thursday, 13 October 2011 14:50:02 GMT

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