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RE: W3C Proposed Recommendation:

From: Gregor Karlinger <gregor.karlinger@iaik.at>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 13:31:23 +0200
To: "merlin" <merlin@baltimore.ie>, "Joseph Reagle" <reagle@w3.org>
Cc: "IETF/W3C XML-DSig WG" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <LBEPJAONIMDADHFHAEAOAEIOCIAA.gregor.karlinger@iaik.at>

> 4.4.4 The X509Data Element (dname encoding)
> I'd possibly suggest that instead of "compliant with RFC2253", we use
> the text "compliant with the subset of RFC2253 described below" or
> somesuch, because RFC2253 allows encodings that are not permitted
> by the text that we have.
> Is it intended that space be considered an ASCII control character; if
> not, I'd suggest the text "\00-\1f inclusive".
> In this case, leading and trailing ' ' should be escaped. If we want
> to allow leading and trailing whitespace to be trimmed from dname
> text nodes then we also need to state that a "\ " occuring at the
> end of a dname must be replaced by "\20".

To avoid all these distinctions I included the space character in the
specified range of ASCII control characters ("\00-\20"). I would prefer
to keep it as it is. 

Liebe Gruesse/Regards, 
DI Gregor Karlinger
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