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Re: XLink 1.1: Security Considerations

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 15:32:49 -0500
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <877ja4n5ou.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM> was heard to say:
| / Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> was heard to say:
| | No, RFC 1738 is obviously very outdated, I would instead expect that the
| | security considerations of RFC 3987 apply, a clear description on which
| | considerations are out of scope, which are in scope, implications of
| | user agents implementing e.g. XLink and XHTML where the same link might
| | go to multiple destinations, probably that UTR #36 applies, that XLink
| | in XML documents is subject to the security considerations of XML and
| | XML media types where applicable, and so on, depending on what is con-
| | sidered in scope and out of scope. It might of course be possible that
| | some of the items above are considered out of scope, but certainly not
| | all of them.
| While the WG recognizes that adding more detailed information about
| security considerations would be valuable, it does not consider such
| additions to be within the narrow scope of its charter for XLink 1.1.
| Consequently, the WG does not expect to make any changes with respect
| to security considerations for XLink 1.1.
| Please let us know if you find this explanation satisfactory.

I have no record of your response to this question. If we do not hear
back from you before 6 Jan 2006, we will conclude that you are
satisified by this resolution.

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM / XML Standards Architect / Sun Microsystems, Inc.
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