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Re: Soap Message Canonicalization (SM-C14N)

From: Rich Salz <rsalz@zolera.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2002 15:03:37 -0500
Message-ID: <3C740119.8060807@zolera.com>
To: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>
CC: Marc Hadley <marc.hadley@sun.com>, noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com, xml-dist-app <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
> * There are no restrictions on where a SOAP intermediary can insert
> additional header blocks. That is, an intermediary can insert blocks
> between any other blocks in a SOAP header.

I think that one result of this is that if you want to sign multiple 
header elements than each such header must have an XML ID, since you 
can't use position.  That's probably acceptable. We can avoid the 
onerous "full-content sort order" by replacing it with "sort by document 

Zolera Systems, http://www.zolera.com
Information Integrity, XML Security
Received on Wednesday, 20 February 2002 15:01:58 UTC

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