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Re: PBKDF2 schema in Enc 1.1

From: Cantor, Scott <cantor.2@osu.edu>
Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2012 15:19:29 +0000
To: "public-xmlsec@w3.org" <public-xmlsec@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CC1733EE.24C79%cantor.2@osu.edu>
Actually on second read, the whole type is a bit underspecified, but I
also see that it's that way because it's also broken in the RSA schema. So
I guess that's a good reason not to reuse it, but it should be fixed.

According to the reference source, the Algorithm there is definitely
anyURI, but I'm not sure what the Parameters element is meant to be. I
think an element defined with no type may be anyType, but I'd have to
check. Either way, it shouldn't be unstated.

-- Scott

On 7/2/12 11:16 AM, "Cantor, Scott" <cantor.2@osu.edu> wrote:

>Was reviewing the PBKDF material for possible use in a spec I'm working
>on, and I think there's an error. The AlgorithmIdentifierType complex type
>has an attribute defined named Algorithm that I assume should be an anyURI
>type, but has no type defined. Whatever it's type, it should be specified.
>
>Also, it seems ill-advised to me to copy-in-place wholesale the
>RSA-defined PBKDF schema instead of just reusing it directly, but maybe
>there's a reason.
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