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Re: Simple question about canonicalization

From: Rafa <rafael.hernandez@ya.com>
Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2005 21:31:47 +0200
Message-ID: <43418723.7040304@ya.com>
To: Rich Salz <rsalz@datapower.com>
CC: "w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>

Rich Salz escribió:

>>Could it be that the internal representation of the canonicalized
>><SignedInfo> is not as simple as one byte per character although I  use
>>only ASCII characters?
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>No, that is not the problem.
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>>In other words, what is the exact byte-stream I must use as input to the
>>SHA1 algorithm?
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>Well, not to be silly about it, but it *is* defined in the C14N spec.
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>UTF8.
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>Beware of line-ending issues.
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>	/r$
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You were right, there was nothing wrong in my canonicalization. I had a 
hidden bug in my SHA1 routine that was only showing when the input had 
special particularities.
I am now signing correctly.

Thanks again, you have been really helpful.
Rafael Hernández
Received on Monday, 3 October 2005 19:30:10 GMT

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