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Re: AW: Poll: Limiting KeyValue to a single Instance?

From: Carl Wallace <cwallace@erols.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2001 09:05:05 -0500
Message-ID: <000e01c09cd8$78c09590$0700a8c0@dmn1.corsec.com>
To: "DSIG List" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
LaMacchia wrote:
> I guess the bottom line problem is that KeyInfo has "grown up" and is/will
> be used in multiple specs, so perhaps what we really need is a general
> statement about the structure of KeyInfo/KeyValue and then a profile of
> that for use of KeyInfo/KeyValue in XMLDSIG.

I agree with this 100%.  The schema should remain flexible to accomodate
other uses and the DSIG spec should profile (and constrain) use of this data
structure.  This is what Joseph Reagle proposed, I thought.  There has been
no alternative schema suggested.  Would the text proposed for DSIG purposes
cause problems for XKMS or any other spec?
Received on Thursday, 22 February 2001 09:05:13 UTC

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