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From: Simon Blake-Wilson <sblakewilson@certicom.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2000 22:40:19 -0500
To: w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org
Message-ID: <8525699A.00141637.00@smtpmail.certicom.com>
Hi folks,

Yongge Wang and I have taken a cut at extending the DSIG syntax to allow ECDSA.
(See the I-D referenced below.) We'd like to solicit comments from anyone in the
group that can find time to look ... in particular, did we do the extension
correctly, etc. We're hoping that if we can get the extension mechanism correct,
our work could help people who come along later and want to add support for
other alogrithms ...

Best regards. Simon

---------------------- Forwarded by Simon Blake-Wilson/Certicom on 11/16/2000
10:39 PM ---------------------------

Internet-Drafts@ietf.org on 11/15/2000 06:40:25 AM

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Subject:  I-D ACTION:draft-blake-wilson-xmldsig-ecdsa-00.txt

A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.

     Title          : ECDSA with XML-Signature Syntax
     Author(s) : S. Blake-Wilson, Y. Wang
     Filename  : draft-blake-wilson-xmldsig-ecdsa-00.txt
     Pages          : 7
     Date      : 14-Nov-00

This document specifies how to use ECDSA (Elliptic Curve Digital
Signature Algorithm) with the XML-digital signature syntax.
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and/or signer authentication services for data of any type, whether
located within the XML that includes the signature or included by

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