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RE: Minutes 99-October-28

From: John Boyer <jboyer@uwi.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 13:54:32 -0700
To: "Jim Schaad (Exchange)" <jimsch@EXCHANGE.MICROSOFT.com>, "'Joseph M. Reagle Jr.'" <reagle@w3.org>, "IETF/W3C XML-DSig WG" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
RE: Minutes 99-October-28See the first public draft at


John Boyer
Software Development Manager
UWI.Com -- The Internet Forms Company

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  Sent: Thursday, October 28, 1999 1:39 PM
  To: 'Joseph M. Reagle Jr.'; IETF/W3C XML-DSig WG
  Subject: RE: Minutes 99-October-28

  >      * Location - < 10 minutes
  >        Leave an attribute but change name to HREF?
  >        Make an element with an HREF attribute?
  >        Make an element with URI content?
  >        Is it mandatory to support a non-null Location?
  >        List proposal to allow the location to exist outside of
  >        SignedInfo. Call wants to keep location in the
  > signature, it is a
  >        URI (not necessarily a URL) and the call prefers the
  > employment of
  >        redirection/indirection through URIs not this syntax.
  >        Leave <ObjectReference Location="http://www.ietf.org"> as is.
  >        Define null-location as <ObjectReference Location="">
  > as referring
  >        to this document, must be supported. Do we extend it to mean
  >        "#ID". No: Location is URI (including null) or IDREF.
  >        (Can anyone remember the reason why we just don't use
  >        FragmentIDs?)

  I must have missed something someplace -- When did location become an
attribute rather than an element?  All of the documents that I have put it
as an attribute and a quick review of the mail still has it as an element.
When did it become an element?

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