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Re: Encrypting parts of a Text-Node

From: Christian Geuer-Pollmann <geuer-pollmann@nue.et-inf.uni-siegen.de>
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 15:03:34 +0100
To: aaron.j.ferguson@us.pwcglobal.com
Cc: xml-encryption@w3.org
Message-ID: <3551605982.974214214@clouseau>
--On Dienstag, 14. November 2000 08:21 -0500 
aaron.j.ferguson@us.pwcglobal.com wrote:
> I'm not sure I understand your question. Can you rephrase?

Plaintext (text node):

<element>This is very much text, and absolut secret parts of it are 
encrypted</element>

Ciphertext:

<element>This is very much text, and 
<encrypted>tztz7s6d7ttuas2gh==</encrypted> parts of it are 
encrypted</element>

From the ciphertext only, I can't determine whether there is text or 
element content within the ciphertext:

Plaintext 2 (element node):

<element>This is very much text, and <em>absolut secret</em> parts of it 
are encrypted</element>

I did split a text node into 3 text nodes, and the middle one was 
encrypted. Should we forbid things like that ?

Christian
Received on Tuesday, 14 November 2000 09:15:05 GMT

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