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Re: PKCS1 in XML DSIG

From: Joseph M. Reagle Jr. <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2000 17:36:57 -0400
Message-Id: <4.3.2.7.2.20001002171618.02edbd78@rpcp.mit.edu>
To: tgindin@us.ibm.com
Cc: "Donald E. Eastlake 3rd" <dee3@torque.pothole.com>, "Steve Wang" <steve.wang@chromatix.com>, w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org
Ok, I've made this change to the editors' copy and will be in the next 
version barring subsequent correction/comment.

At 14:25 9/21/2000 -0400, tgindin@us.ibm.com wrote:
>      Assuming that this is the DigestInfo type referenced in RFC 2437
>section 9.2.1 (and it looks like it should be), Steve is correct that the
>inner sequence only covers the OID and the NULL, but not the OCTET STRING,
>and so its length is indeed 9 rather than 31.
>
>           Tom Gindin
>
>From: "Steve Wang" <steve.wang@chromatix.com>
>In the section 6.4.2 of the current XML DSIG documentation, it says that
>the prefix is hex 30 21 30 1F 06 05 2B 0E 03 02 1A 05 00 04 14
>
>I just wonder if it should be hex 30 21 30 09 06 05 2B 0E 03 02 1A 05 00 04 
>14, i.e.,
>the byte 1F should be 09.



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