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RE: [R608] and digital signatures

From: Oisin Hurley <ohurley@iona.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2000 05:57:31 -0000
To: "Frank DeRose" <frankd@tibco.com>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000801c064c9$94dab860$d1cd0b3f@psychobilly>
> Since Alex Ceponkus just sent another email [1] inquiring about digital
> signatures, it seems we need to discuss this issue more fully. 
> Personally, I
> think Oisin's proposed wording may be too restrictive since it could be
> construed as tying us exclusively to XML Signature. As I said in 
> my email to
> Oisin, I would be happy with the following wording somewhere in the
> requirements doc (appended to R608?):
> "The XP specification should not preclude the use of popular 
> digital signing
> mechanisms."

For the record, I agree - it was not my intention to make a restriction
in this particular case. I think this is something that we can come
to an agreement about, in terms of intent and wording, easily enough
at the F2F (since I am a bit late in responding...)


ohurley at iona dot com
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Received on Wednesday, 13 December 2000 00:57:22 UTC

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