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Fwd: [widgets] New WD of Widgets 1.0: Digital Signatures spec published on March 31

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 17:11:17 -0400
Message-Id: <A200E5A7-6459-4059-9BB6-C8B0536C82A8@nokia.com>
Cc: "www-archive@w3.org" <www-archive@w3.org>
To: Jon Ferraiolo <jferrai@us.ibm.com>
Hi Jon - we would appreciate any comments the members of the Open  
Ajax Alliance have regarding the Web Applications WG's latest Widgets  
1.0: Digital Signatures spec.

-Regards, Art Barstow


Begin forwarded message:

> From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
> Date: April 2, 2009 12:21:19 PM EDT
> To: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
> Subject: [widgets] New WD of Widgets 1.0: Digital Signatures spec  
> published on March 31
>
> On March 31 a new WD of the Widgets 1.0 Digital Signature spec was  
> published and announced on the W3C's home page:
>
> [[
> 2009-03-31: The Web Applications Working Group has published a  
> Working Draft of Widgets 1.0: Digital Signatures. This document  
> defines a profile of the XML Signature Syntax and Processing 1.1  
> specification to allow a widget package to be digitally signed.  
> Widget authors and distributors can digitally sign widgets as a  
> trust and quality assurance mechanism. Prior to instantiation, a  
> user agent can use the digital signature to verify the integrity of  
> the widget package and perform source authentication. This document  
> specifies conformance requirements on both widget packages and user  
> agents.
> ]]
>
> Please review this new WD as soon as possible, preferably within  
> the next two weeks:
>
>  <http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-widgets-digsig-20090331/>
>
> -Regards, Art Barstow
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