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Re: Attribute encryption

From: Sanjeev Hirve <shirve@cyberelan.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2001 16:22:12 -0500
Message-ID: <00bf01c07f39$3a6513a0$0800010a@cyberelan.com>
To: "Blair Dillaway" <blaird@microsoft.com>, <xml-encryption@w3.org>
Blair,
  I do understand the 'what'.  I am interested in the 'why'.  Why do we
feature 2 types of encryption ?

----- Original Message -----
From: Blair Dillaway <blaird@microsoft.com>
To: 'Sanjeev Hirve' <shirve@cyberelan.com>; <xml-encryption@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, January 15, 2001 12:30 PM
Subject: RE: Attribute encryption


> Additional explaination was provided in my earlier response to Joeseph
> Reagle's comment on the proposal.  But in essence:
>
> - Element encryption refers to encryption of an entire element
> including the element tag, attributes, and all child nodes.
> - the NodeList refers to the ordered collection of children of an
> element and is used to encrypt the contents of an element while leaving
the
> element tag and any attributes in the clear.
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Sanjeev Hirve [mailto:shirve@cyberelan.com]
> > Sent: Monday, January 15, 2001 8:59 AM
> > To: Blair Dillaway; xml-encryption@w3.org
> > Subject: Re: Attribute encryption
> >
> >
> > The proposed standard provides for 2 Types of encryption,
> > viz. Element and
> > Nodelist.  Can somebody explain the rationale and thinking
> > behind this ?
> >
> >
>
>
Received on Monday, 15 January 2001 16:18:14 GMT

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