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RE: The reference processing model

From: John Boyer <JBoyer@PureEdge.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2001 09:40:30 -0800
Message-ID: <7874BFCCD289A645B5CE3935769F0B523258D5@tigger.PureEdge.com>
To: "Christian Geuer-Pollmann" <geuer-pollmann@nue.et-inf.uni-siegen.de>, "Gianni Sargentini" <sargenti@sec.di.unipi.it>, <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>


And if you really want the comments, you can insert an explicit
c14n-with-comments transform.

Cheers,
John Boyer
PureEdge Solutions Inc.

-----Original Message-----
From: Christian Geuer-Pollmann
[mailto:geuer-pollmann@nue.et-inf.uni-siegen.de]
Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2001 5:57 AM
To: Gianni Sargentini; w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org
Subject: Re: The reference processing model


> Why, for conversion of the node-set to an octet-stream it needs to use
> c14 omit-comments and not with-comments?

Because the WG decided that c14n omitting-comments is a REQUIRED
algorithm 
and with-comments is not required, so an algorithm had to be used that
MUST 
be implemented on any platform.

Christian
Received on Wednesday, 12 December 2001 12:41:15 GMT

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