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Re: Why is the Target attribute in SignatureProperty required?

From: Donald E. Eastlake 3rd <dee3@torque.pothole.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2001 09:12:36 -0400
Message-Id: <200108271312.JAA0000047531@torque.pothole.com>
To: "Karl Scheibelhofer" <Karl.Scheibelhofer@iaik.at>
cc: "XMLSigWG" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>

If it appears inside a Signature, a SignatureProperty could apply
to that signature or separately to any one of the References. If
it appeared outside of a Signature, it could apply to any singature
or reference in the world. You need Target to tell what's going on.


From:  "Karl Scheibelhofer" <Karl.Scheibelhofer@iaik.at>
To:  "XMLSigWG" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Date:  Mon, 27 Aug 2001 14:47:44 +0200
Message-ID:  <NDBBJJNFOMNNKFDPLCDJGEJACLAA.Karl.Scheibelhofer@iaik.at>

>can anyone explain, why the Target attribute in the SignatureProperty type
>is required and not optional? i can see no obvious reason to make this
>attribute required.
>  Karl
>Karl Scheibelhofer, <mailto:Karl.Scheibelhofer@iaik.at>
>Institute for Applied Information Processing and Communications (IAIK)
>at Graz University of Technology , Austria, http://www.iaik.at and
>Phone: (+43) (316) 873-5540
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