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AW: Separate namespace for KeyInfo?

From: Peter Lipp <Peter.Lipp@iaik.at>
Date: Thu, 2 Mar 2000 17:38:02 +0100
To: "Joseph M. Reagle Jr." <reagle@w3.org>, "Malte Borcherding" <Malte.Borcherding@brokat.com>
Cc: "IETF/W3C XML-DSig WG" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
>  >some sort of reference to well-known OIDs for cryptographic algorithms?
> I believe the general feeling has been to avoid OIDs (and related
> discussion).
Yes, it somehow does not feel right to avoid ASN.1 on the one side and
introduce OID's.

What might make sense however would be to compose some informational
document containing an equivalence table between the well known OID's and
the URI's.

Dr. Peter Lipp
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