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compression Transforms !?

From: <jbekaert@lanl.gov>
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2005 23:28:03 -0700 (MST)
Message-ID: <17798.128.165.0.81.1104992883.squirrel@128.165.0.81>
To: w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org

hi all,

some questions regarding the use of compression Transforms in XML Sig
constructs:

* is there a _standardized_ Transform Algorithm that can be used to
compress/decompress a resource? I am dealing with a bunch of gzipped
resources for which a decompression (un-gzip) algorithm should be applied
prior to calculation of the digests.

* if no such Transform Algorithms exist, does anyone have experience in
using application-specific decompression (zip/gzip/…) transforms?

* also, is there a way to convey the mime type of the original
(uncompressed) resource inside the Transform XML construct?

many thanks
best regards
jeroen

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Jeroen Bekaert

Digital Library Research and Prototyping team
Los Alamos National Laboratory
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Los Alamos, NM, 87545, USA
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