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Re: Poll: Limiting KeyValue to a single Instance?

From: TAMURA Kent <kent@trl.ibm.co.jp>
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 13:53:20 +0900
Message-Id: <200102210453.NAA24312@ns.trl.ibm.com>
To: reagle@w3.org, w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org
CC: kent@trl.ibm.co.jp, bal@microsoft.com, cwallace@erols.com

In message "Re: Poll: Limiting KeyValue to a single Instance?"
    on 01/02/20, "Joseph M. Reagle Jr." <reagle@w3.org> writes:
> Carl indicated he'd like the KeyValue to refer to the validation key; Brian 
> pointed out that this structure is already being used in other contexts were 
> multiple instances are used.
> 
> Given this issue didn't command intense passions nor agreement I suppose we 
> should stick with what we have: "a key that may be useful in validating the 
> signature?" Kent, does this answer your question satisfactorily?

A KeyInfo element represents information about *a* key, doesn't it?

4.4 The KeyInfo Element, 2nd paragraph:
>> Multiple declarations within KeyInfo refer to the same key. 

Multiple KeyValue elements in a KeyInfo element make no sense
according to this sentence.  If one wants to transfer multiple
keys at once, one should define container element, that includes
multiple KeyInfo elements.

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TAMURA Kent @ Tokyo Research Laboratory, IBM
Received on Tuesday, 20 February 2001 23:53:59 GMT

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