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Re:991118 Telecon Minutes

From: <rhimes@nmcourt.fed.us>
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 1999 12:40:06 -0700
Message-Id: <9911229432.AA943299618@nmcourt.fed.us>
To: <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>

From the telecon:

>   Boyer: Orthogonal quick question before the call ends: If you use a
>   IDREF, does it include the element within which the ID sets, or only
>   the element's content. Call: IDREF probably returns the element.
>   Boyer: in Richard Himes' scenario, he only wants the content (because
>   that is what is fed into the Base64 decoder if an encoded document is
>   embedded in XML).

>   Call: suspect if you want only the content, you will have to use a
>   simple XPath like child::text().

Sorry I couldn't make it, I was on a plane.  Just wanted to note that if it is a
good idea to specify base64-decode outside SignedInfo (I think it is), the
suggested transform should also be allowed outside SignedInfo.

Received on Monday, 22 November 1999 14:41:57 UTC

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