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Re: Transition Request: PER Request for XML Signature Syntax and Processing (Second Edition)

From: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2008 14:41:09 -0500
Message-Id: <B700D103-712E-409C-94D2-0F0F94CDDE98@nokia.com>
Cc: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>, "Thomas Roessler" <tlr@w3.org>, <public-xml-core-wg@w3.org>, <steve@w3.org>
To: "ext Grosso, Paul" <pgrosso@ptc.com>

Yes, I will do this right now.  Thanks for catching this.

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch

On Feb 15, 2008, at 2:35 PM, ext Grosso, Paul wrote:

> Can we have the reference to XML-C14N11 be updated to refer to the  
> current PR at http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/PR-xml-c14n11-20080129/  
> before this PER gets published?
> paul
> From: chairs-request@w3.org [mailto:chairs-request@w3.org] On  
> Behalf Of Frederick Hirsch
> Sent: Friday, 2008 February 15 11:07
> To: timbl@w3.org; steve
> Cc: w3t-comm@w3.org; chairs@w3.org; Thomas Roessler; Frederick Hirsch
> Subject: Transition Request: PER Request for XML Signature Syntax  
> and Processing (Second Edition)
> The XML Security Specifications Maintenance WG requests transition  
> of  "XML Signature Syntax and Processing (Second Edition)"  
> available at http://www.w3.org/2007/xmlsec/Drafts/xmldsig-core/ 
> nochanges.html to a Proposed Edited Recommendation (PER). We  
> suggest a transition call on 28 February 2008.
> The URL cited above is the most recent version of the specification  
> as of 15 February 2008, pending final pubrules fixes.
> "XML Signature Syntax and Processing" was published on 12 February  
> 2002 at http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/REC-xmldsig-core-20020212/ as a  
> Recommendation.
> All changes to the document are recorded in the "Changes in XML  
> Signature Syntax and Processing (Second Edition)"  document at  
> http://www.w3.org/2007/xmlsec/Drafts/xmldsig-core/explain.html .
> A diff-marked review copy of this PER is available at http:// 
> www.w3.org/2007/xmlsec/Drafts/xmldsig-core/ .
> The WG's decision to request publication as a PER was taken  during  
> a WG telcon on 12 February 2008 whose minutes may be found at  
> http://www.w3.org/2008/02/12-xmlsec-minutes.html .
> We propose a publication date of 6 March 2008.
> We propose that the Advisory Committee review period last from the  
> date of publication until 30 April 2008.  This will accommodate an  
> effort to publish the document simultaneously as an IETF RFC.  We  
> do not expect that effort to stall publication as a Recommendation.
> XML Signature Syntax and Processing (Second Edition)
> Abstract
> This document specifies XML digital signature processing rules and  
> syntax. XML Signatures provide integrity, message authentication,  
> and/or signer authentication services for data of any type, whether  
> located within the XML that includes the signature or elsewhere.
> Status of this document
> This section describes the status of this document at the time of  
> its publication. Other documents may supersede this document. A  
> list of current W3C publications and the latest revision of this  
> technical report can be found in the W3C technical reports index at  
> http://www.w3.org/TR/.
> This document is a Proposed Edited Recommendation of the W3C. This  
> Proposed Second Edition is not a new version of XML Signature  
> Syntax and Processing.
> This Proposed Second Edition of XML Signature Syntax and Processing  
> adds Canonical XML 1.1 as a required canonicalization algorithm and  
> recommends its use for inclusive canonicalization. This version of  
> Canonical XML enables use of xml:id and xml:base Recommendations  
> with XML Signature and also enables other possible future  
> attributes in the XML namespace. Additional minor changes,  
> including the incorporation of known errata, are documented in  
> Changes in XML Signature Syntax and Processing (Second Edition).
> W3C Advisory Committee Members are invited to send formal review  
> comments to the W3C Team until 4 April 2008. Advisory Committee  
> Representatives should consult their WBS questionnaires. The public  
> is invited to send comments on this document to public-xmlsec- 
> comments@w3.org; public archives are available.
> The Working Group conducted an interoperability test as part of its  
> activity. The Test Cases for C14N 1.1 and XMLDSig Interoperability  
> and the Implementation Report for XML Signature, Second Edition  
> documents are publicly available.
> Publication as a Proposed Edited Recommendation does not imply  
> endorsement by the W3C Membership. This is a draft document and may  
> be updated, replaced or obsoleted by other documents at any time.  
> It is inappropriate to cite this document as other than work in  
> progress.
> W3C maintains a public list of any patent disclosures made in  
> connection with the deliverables of the group; that page also  
> includes instructions for disclosing a patent. An individual who  
> has actual knowledge of a patent which the individual believes  
> contains Essential Claim(s) must disclose the information in  
> accordance with section 6 of the W3C Patent Policy.
> The English version of this specification is the only normative  
> version. Information about translations of XML Signature  
> specifications (if any) are available at the Translations of XML  
> Signature Specifications web page.
> ---
> Thank you
> regards, Frederick
> Frederick Hirsch, Nokia
> Chair XML Security Specifications Maintenance WG

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