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Re: Enveloping signatures

From: Joseph Reagle <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2001 12:32:30 -0500
To: Sven Uszpelkat <su@celocom.de>, w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org
Message-Id: <20011115173231.181A922B4@policy.w3.org>
On Wednesday 14 November 2001 07:21, Sven Uszpelkat wrote:
> Are both possible?  Should a enveloping
> signature always be XML and core validated?
> Or is it sufficient to be (only) well-formed and
> core validated?

Well-formed is approriate. The Signature spec only states that Signature 
generation must be schema-laxly-valid according to the provided definitions.

http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/PR-xmldsig-core-20010820/
The Signature element is the root element of an XML Signature. 
Implementation MUST generate laxly schema valid [XML-schema] Signature 
elements as specified by the following schema:

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Joseph Reagle Jr.                 http://www.w3.org/People/Reagle/
W3C Policy Analyst                mailto:reagle@w3.org
IETF/W3C XML-Signature Co-Chair   http://www.w3.org/Signature/
W3C XML Encryption Chair          http://www.w3.org/Encryption/2001/
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