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Re: Are there DName encoding samples?

From: Harada <harada@prs.cs.fujitsu.co.jp>
Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2002 22:04:03 +0900
Message-ID: <03f701c1c446$39dca1c0$b556230a@prs.cs.fujitsu.co.jp>
To: "Tom Gindin" <tgindin@us.ibm.com>
Cc: <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Gindin-san

 Thank you very much.
 I was led into wrong way missing a simple example.
I know little RFC 2253, and my processor produces as:
<X509IssuerName>CN=J. Random Nerd\,  O=Dewey\, Cheatham\, \+ Howe\,
              L=Nowhere\, ST=AK\, C=US</X509IssuerName>
 It's my misunderstanding.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Gindin" <tgindin@us.ibm.com>
To: "Harada" <harada@prs.cs.fujitsu.co.jp>
Cc: <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 05, 2002 9:45 PM
Subject: Re: Are there DName encoding samples?


>
>       Harada-san:
>
>       May I ask whether your difficulty with the examples is the absence
of
> non-ASCII characters in the example DN's in 4.4.4, the absence of the
> escapable characters from those examples, or the fact that the example
> certificates are truncated to very short lengths?  RFC 2253 says that the
> encoding of DN's is UTF-8 (of which ASCII is a subset), and the heuristic
> given is fairly clear, although you're supposed to encode DN's in XML by
> using the same character set as the rest of the document.
>       An ASCII example with escapable characters would be:
> <X509IssuerName>CN=J. Random Nerd,  O=Dewey\, Cheatham\, \+ Howe,
>              L=Nowhere, ST=AK, C=US</X509IssuerName>
>
>       I can't easily give you non-ASCII UTF-8 characters in this medium.
>
>             Tom Gindin
>
> "Harada" <harada@prs.cs.fujitsu.co.jp>@w3.org on 03/05/2002 03:13:46 AM
>
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> cc:
> Subject:    Are there DName encoding samples?
>
>
> Hi,
>
>  I implemented the DNames encoding in 4.4.4 The X509Data Element.
> But I feel uneasy because there are no DNames encoding examples in the
> recommendation.
>  Does anyone know documents of encoded DName?
>
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Received on Tuesday, 5 March 2002 08:03:59 GMT

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