Agenda: Distributed meeting 2008-06-10

Agenda: W3C XML Security Specifications Maintenance WG (XMLSec)
Teleconference 10 June 2008
Distributed Meeting #41

9-10:00 am Eastern Time

(Boston 9am, Dublin 2pm, CET/Paris 3pm)

Zakim Bridge:
        +1.617.761.6200 conference code 965732# ('XMLSEC')
IRC Chat: (port 6665), #xmlsec
Web-based IRC (member-only):

Please note that attendance of XMLSEC WG teleconferences is  
restricted to registered WG participants and persons invited by the  

Chair: Frederick Hirsch


1) Administrivia: scribe confirmation, next meeting, other

1a)  John Wray  is scheduled to scribe.

The current scribe list is at the end of this message.

     Scribe Instructions (updated):

1b)   Meeting planning

Meeting schedule is available on WG Administrative page:

Next Meeting 17 June 2008. Bruce Rich is scheduled to scribe at that  
meeting. This will be the last meeting of the WG (so we will approve  
minutes by email).

This Working Group will close at the end of June (this month) and  
work on XML Security will continue in new XML Security WG.

2)  Minutes from 2008-06-03 for approval:

To be corrected to indicate today's meeting. 

3) Upcoming XML Security WG

3a) Please ask AC Rep to have organization join WG and then to  
nominate participants

Call for Participation
0003.html (member only)

New WG Home page:

Thanks to those who have already joined.

3b) F2F Planned

F2F for next WG planned. 16-17 July, Barcelona.

Logistics information:

Urgent: Please make arrangements to attend (as well as joining WG in  
advance). You may need time for travel arrangements.

3c) Technical Plenary / Advisory Committee Meetings Week, 20 - 24  
October 2008

XML Security scheduled Monday 20 October - Tuesday 21 October.


4) XML Signature, Syntax and Processing (Second Edition)  Proposed  
Edited Recommendation

4a)  Document status Update

Document red-line

Updated explanation document

Sent message to reviewers noting removal of XSL reference 

Document status update 

Status update 

4b) RFC publication Status Update (Donald Eastlake )

In progress.

5) Relax NG Schema Update

All: Please review draft RNG schema provided by Norm Walsh 

Test results from Thomas (trang to xml schema then xml lint results): 

Specific issues noted by Thomas 

- Object can have mixed content
- the optional KeyInfo doesn't seem to actually work.  I don't quite  
know why.

6) Best Practices

Editors draft

Updates from Pratik for both re-organization and comments from Pratik  
and Sean as discussed last week. 

"The main changes are
+ reorganization by audience - implementors or app developers.
+ put in a lot of "why" before each best practice."

Time Stamp comments from Juan Carlos - item#1 text to be added, see  

Item #2 discussion?

Please review updated Best Practices draft.

Next steps

7) Action item review

     Open actions are listed in Tracker at 
     Text list:

Procedure for closing actions: 

[open] ACTION-150: Phillip Hallam-Baker to Identifiers Registry:  
distribute a draft regarding identifiers registry - due 2008-06-17
[open] ACTION-153: Thomas Roessler to Test Case Document: Make the  
publication of test case document happen - due 2008-05-13
[open] ACTION-158: Thomas Roessler to RNG Schema: Check on status  
with customer. - due 2008-06-17
[open] ACTION-159: Konrad Lanz to Best Practices: Draft proposal for  
best practices document re signed streaming content in current XML  
Sig syntax - due 2008-06-10
[open] ACTION-162: Pratik Datta to Best Practices: Reorganize best  
practices document for implementers, validators and signers,  
incorporate Pratik's proposed changes provided on list - due 2008-06-10

Completed, see 

[open] ACTION-163: Pratik Datta to Best Practices: Add additional  
text re DSS and XAdES to best practices document - due 2008-06-10
[open] ACTION-164: Frederick Hirsch to WG Coordination:  
XMLHttpRequest review - due 2008-06-09

8) Any other business

9) Adjourn

Scribing  list
Konrad Lanz (6 June 2007, 11 Sept 2007, 9 October 2007)
Phillip Hallam-Baker (22 May 2007, 28 Aug 2007, 18 December 2007)
Bruce Rich (4 Sept 2007, 8 January 2008)
Hal Lockhart (10 July 2007, 23 October 2007, F2F 9 Nov 2007, 15  
January 2008)
Juan Carlos Cruellas (15 May 2007, 16 October 2007, 19 February 2008)
Sean Mullan (F2F 3 May 07 pm; 14 Aug 07, 15 January 2008, 26  
February  2008)
Pratik Datta (F2F 9 Nov, 2007, 18 March 2008)
Rob Miller  (F2F 2 May 07 pm; 7 Aug 07, F2F 8 Nov 2007, 1 April 2008)
Thomas Roessler (17 July 2007; 17 Apr 07, 27 Nov 07, 4 December 2007,  
12 February 2008, 15 April 2008)
Shivaram Mysore (5 February 2008, 5 May 2008)
Ed Simon (26 June 2007, 30 Oct 2007, 11 Dec 2007, 20 May 2008)
John Wray (29 January 2008, 3 June 2008)

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch, Nokia
Chair XML Security Specifications Maintenance WG

Received on Monday, 9 June 2008 14:37:55 UTC