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RE: Type attribute in Reference element

From: Gregor Karlinger <gregor.karlinger@iaik.at>
Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 09:50:55 +0200
To: <reagle@w3.org>
Cc: "'XMLSigWG'" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001801c1fa52$e9fd2bf0$5c981b81@iaik.at>
Joseph,

Yes, I would appreciate adding the erratum.

Thanks, Gregor

> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-ietf-xmldsig-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:w3c-ietf-xmldsig-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Joseph Reagle
> Sent: Thursday, May 09, 2002 4:08 AM
> To: Gregor Karlinger; 'XMLSigWG'
> Subject: Re: Type attribute in Reference element
> 
> 
> On Tuesday 07 May 2002 22:33, Gregor Karlinger wrote:
> >   (b) the result of processing all the Reference's transforms, i. e.
> >       the input for digest calculation?
> > The phrase "type of object being signed" seems to indicate 
> that (b) is 
> > the right interpretation (which is also my personal favorite ;-)
> 
> I agree. If others find this confusing I could add the 
> following erratum:
> 
>    E05 2002-05-08 (Clarification)
>           The Type attribute described within 4.3.3.1 The URI 
> Attribute
>           and 4.4.3 The RetrievalMethod Element "contains information
>           about the type of object being signed." The data 
> object is that
>           resulting from the Referencing Processing Model 
> including any
>           specified transforms. Using the Type to describe the object
>           that is identified via the ferenceReference URI prior to its
>           input to transforms is incorrect.
> 
> -- 
> *Note: I will be attending the W3C AC and WWW2002 meetings from 
> May 5-10, and taking holiday from 13-16. I will not be as responsive 
> during the former period, and off-line during the latter. I 
> will fully 
> respond to any email as soon as possible  after my return.
> 
> 


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