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Re: Poll (Was: Question for Implementors (Was: Schema Validation Transform))

From: Joseph Reagle <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2001 11:00:19 -0400
To: merlin <merlin@baltimore.ie>
Cc: "XMLSigWG" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20010927150020.876EB87383@policy.w3.org>
On Thursday 27 September 2001 09:39 am, merlin wrote:
> and clarifying in the spec how implicit parsing
> should be performed (well formed?).

This has been reflected in:

http://www.w3.org/Signature/Drafts/xmldsig-core/Overview.html#sec-ReferenceProcessingModel

o If the data object is an octet stream and the next transform requires a 
node-set, the signature application MUST attempt to parse the octets 
yielding the required node-set /+via [XML] well-formed processing.+/
o If the data object is a node-set and the next transform requires octets, 
the signature application MUST attempt to convert the node-set to an octet 
stream /+using Canonical XML [XML-C14N].+/

I'm not convinced the latter addition (using C14N) is completely right 
though, but I think it is.
Received on Thursday, 27 September 2001 11:00:22 UTC

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