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Re: Introductory article about XML Signatures and Best Practices

From: Pae Choi <paechoi@earthlink.net>
Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2002 20:21:31 -0500
Message-ID: <006b01c2a3d8$4e1cf820$0b01a8c0@dev1>
To: "Rich Salz" <rsalz@datapower.com>, "David Wall" <dwall@Yozons.com>
Cc: <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>

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

Agree from the architectural standpoint, but not so "tightly contracted"
from the
operational point of view until we have an unified standard for the
Process Collaboration", a.k.a., "choreography", "orchestration" or

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