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Re: Introductory article about XML Signatures and Best Practices

From: Rich Salz <rsalz@datapower.com>
Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2002 18:03:41 -0500 (EST)
To: David Wall <dwall@Yozons.com>
cc: "w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44L0.0212141803230.19923-100000@smtp.datapower.com>

> My gut tells me that XML Signature is really best suited for those automated
> transactions in which there is a well defined "contract" defined by the XML
> (via XML Schema, no doubt) with well known parties sending the transactions.
> For example, an order entry system that generates fixed transations within a
> group of customers/suppliers/manufacturers.

Web services: loosely coupled, tightly contracted.
Received on Saturday, 14 December 2002 18:03:42 GMT

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