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Re: W3C Encryption Support for DES, RC2, and RC4 Symmetric Encryptio n Algorithms

From: Joseph Reagle <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 12:49:27 -0400
To: "Tom Gindin" <tgindin@us.ibm.com>, Christian Geuer-Pollmann <geuer-pollmann@nue.et-inf.uni-siegen.de>, "Takeshi Imamura" <IMAMU@jp.ibm.com>
Cc: Donald Eastlake 3rd <dee3@torque.pothole.com>, "Ahmed, Zahid" <zahid.ahmed@commerceone.com>, "'xml-encryption@w3.org'" <xml-encryption@w3.org>, "'blaird@microsoft.com'" <blaird@microsoft.com>, "Sanfilippo, Joe" <joe.sanfilippo@commerceone.com>
Message-Id: <20020619164927.C76BC85EBF@aeon.w3.org>

On Wednesday 19 June 2002 12:36 pm, Tom Gindin wrote:
>       Do you still think that it's dubious to have password-based
> encryption algorithms in the specification?  Everybody may wish to take
> note that PKCS#5 is currently being modified to include AES, RC6, SHA256,
> SHA384, and SHA512, but that the official standard does not yet include
> those algorithms.

I'm not soliciting any additional algorithms or functionality. I feel we're 
in a "finish it up" phase and the present discussion with respect to the 
spec is to ensure that we satifactorily meet our requirements (i.e., dsig 
working with xenc).
Received on Wednesday, 19 June 2002 12:50:01 UTC

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