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Re: Null Canonicalization Algorithm

From: Donald E. Eastlake 3rd <dee3@torque.pothole.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Oct 1999 22:51:34 -0400
Message-Id: <199910200251.WAA26369@torque.pothole.com>
To: "Jim Schaad (Exchange)" <jimsch@EXCHANGE.MICROSOFT.com>
cc: "W3c-Ietf-Xmldsig (E-mail)" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Sure sounds reasonable to me.
Donald

From:  "Jim Schaad (Exchange)" <jimsch@EXCHANGE.MICROSOFT.com>
Resent-Date:  Tue, 19 Oct 1999 18:22:52 -0400 (EDT)
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To:  "W3c-Ietf-Xmldsig (E-mail)" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Date:  Tue, 19 Oct 1999 15:22:12 -0700

>Given the text in section 4.3.3 about transformations only be applied if
>they are listed, and the text in section 1.3.3 "If no Transformations
>element is present, the data pointed at by Location is digested directly".
>I believe that we can remove the NULL canonicalization algorithm from the
>document.  The algorithm basically states that you do no changes on the
>input before hashing it.  This is the same thing as the text in section
>1.3.3 says.
>Note:  It might be wise to copy this comment to section 4.3.3 as well for
>people to easily see it during implemenation.
>Recommend:  Remove NULL Canonicalization algorithm from the document in all
>locations.
>jim schaad
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