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Re: MIME type for detached signatures?

From: Rich Salz <rsalz@datapower.com>
Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2005 10:51:47 -0500
Message-ID: <424D6E13.50904@datapower.com>
To: Joseph Reagle <reagle@mit.edu>
CC: jose.kahan@w3.org, w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org

> I don't think we talked about it. What do you think the benefits would be? 
> (If an XML security application is associated with that media type, it will 
> learn everything it needs no one set looks at the XML file.

I assume "no on set looks" is really "once it looks" :)

The benefit of an XMLDSIG MIME type is that the MIME processor would now 
know to hand that piece off to the security app(let).


Rich Salz, Chief Security Architect
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XS40 XML Security Gateway   http://www.datapower.com/products/xs40.html
Received on Friday, 1 April 2005 15:51:34 UTC

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