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Re: Decryption Transform Specification

From: Takeshi Imamura <IMAMU@jp.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2001 15:38:31 +0900
To: "Donald E. Eastlake 3rd" <dee3@torque.pothole.com>
Cc: Joseph Reagle <reagle@w3.org>, xml-encryption@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF46C6A75F.6394C0EC-ON49256B02.0022409D@LocalDomain>


Donald,

Thank you for your comments.

>- I think the Abstract is a bit strong and general.  How about
>something more like
>
>     This document specifies a "decryption transform" for use in XML
>     Digitial Signatures such that, in many cases, it is possible to
>     detect subsequent signature invalidating encrytions and undo
>     them.

I'm happy to use your text.

>- Why is it only applicable to EncryptedData? Why shouldn't I be able
>to have a signature that includes an EncryptedKey in its scope and
>still protect it?

You can have such a signature, and this transform does not do anything for
EncryptedKey elements in its scope.

>- Much of the XML is clipped by the right margin when I print it on
>paper.
>
>- First sentence of section 6.1: I don't see that this has the power
>to permit or prohibit anything. How about "facilitate" instead of
>"permit".

Joseph, could you fix these?

Thanks,
Takeshi IMAMURA
Tokyo Research Laboratory
IBM Research
imamu@jp.ibm.com
Received on Monday, 12 November 2001 01:39:02 GMT

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