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Re: XML Signature 1.1 and XML Encryption 1.1 interop testing

From: <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 19:24:08 +0000
To: <cemartin@mitre.org>
CC: <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>, <public-xmlsec@w3.org>, <tlr@w3.org>, <xmlsec@aleksey.com>
Message-ID: <34005E67-0FA5-4AE1-A952-D577285DF456@nokia.com>

As far as I know the PAG has not reached any recommendation or conclusion yet. Once a conclusion is reached it should be made public.

That said, I think you are referring to RFC 6090 which we reference from XML Signature 1.1. This RFC says in section 7.2 "KT-I is mathematically and functionally equivalent to ECDSA".

Are you asking whether this statement requires verification through interop testing? If so, that is probably a question for the RFC authors, but if the specifications are mathematically equivalent I'm not sure why it would be necessary.

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch

[1] ECC-ALGS, http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6090.txt

On Apr 26, 2012, at 2:33 PM, ext Martin, Cynthia E. wrote:

> Has any interoperability test been performed between ESDSA and KT-I.  it would more clearly demonstrate the recommendations from the PAG.
> Regards, Cynthia Martin/MITRE
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com [mailto:Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 11:16 AM
> To: xmlsec@aleksey.com
> Cc: Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com; public-xmlsec@w3.org
> Subject: XML Signature 1.1 and XML Encryption 1.1 interop testing
> The W3C XML Security working group is working to complete interop testing on XML Signature 1.1 and XML Encryption 1.1 [1].
> Draft summaries of the current interop testing status, including testing that remains to be completed,  are available:
> Draft XML Signature 1.1 Interop Test Report:  http://www.w3.org/2008/xmlsec/Drafts/xmldsig-core1-interop/Overview.src.html
> Draft XML Encryption 1.1 Interop Test Report: http://www.w3.org/2008/xmlsec/Drafts/xmlenc-core1-interop/Overview.src.html
> If you are interested in participating in interop testing please let us know.
> There is also a stable set of XML Security 2.0 specifications, see http://www.w3.org/2008/xmlsec/wiki/PublicationStatus#20
> regards, Frederick
> Frederick Hirsch, Nokia
> Chair XML Security WG
> [1]  http://www.w3.org/2008/xmlsec/wiki/PublicationStatus
> For tracker, ACTION-865
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