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Re: Encrypting parts of a Text-Node

From: <hal@finney.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 13:13:52 -0800
Message-Id: <200011142113.NAA10389@finney.org>
To: geuer-pollmann@nue.et-inf.uni-siegen.de, reagle@w3.org
Cc: xml-encryption@w3.org
At 21:37 11/14/2000 +0100, Christian Geuer-Pollmann wrote:
>Should it be allowed to encrypt only parts of a character node without 
>adding markup prior to encryption?

If some sub-part of text is much more sensitive than the other text,
it would make sense that it be marked differently in the XML, like with
a <SENSITIVE> tag or something similar.  That would be a more reliable
authoring practice.  Restricting the scope of encryption to well formed
XML seems adequate.

Hal Finney
PGP Security
Received on Tuesday, 14 November 2000 16:13:18 UTC

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