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Re: First Stab at Glossary

From: Joseph M. Reagle Jr. <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 18:17:32 -0400
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To: "Winchel 'Todd' Vincent, III" <Winchel@mindspring.com>
Cc: "IETF/W3C XML-DSig WG" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
At 10:48 99/10/28 -0400, Winchel 'Todd' Vincent, III wrote:
 >1. Who is the intended audience?  If the audience is this group or even
 >regulars in the W3C and IETF, then some of the terms may be elementary and
 >lot could be easily deleted.  If the audience is wider (for instance, I am
 >thinking specifically of the Legal XML group with which I am working), then
 >many of the terms may be new and unobvious.

Audience is implementors.

 >2. What would you like to see added or deleted?  (Or simply a general
 >statement that the list is way too long, too long, or OK.)

Add like to see words that frequently collide. repudation, non-repudation,
authentication, attribute, property, value, resource, canonicalization.

 >Canonicalization Algorithm
 >Content (resource manifestation)

collide: element content, content resulting from dereferencing a URI.

 >Digest Algorithm
 >Digest Value


 >Identifier, Fragment


 >Message Integrity
 >Resource, Signed
 >Resource, Web
 >Resources [RDF]
 >Signature, Detached
 >Signature, Direct
 >Signature, Embedded
 >Signature, Indirect
 >Signature, Unenveloped Direct
 >Signature, Unenveloped Indirect
 >Signatures, Multiple
 >Unenveloped Embedded Content

Signature validate, trust validate.

 >XML Signature Semantics
 >XML Signature Syntax

Joseph Reagle Jr.   
Policy Analyst           mailto:reagle@w3.org
XML-Signature Co-Chair   http://w3.org/People/Reagle/
Received on Thursday, 28 October 1999 18:17:35 UTC

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