Agenda: Distributed meeting 2008-05-06

Agenda: W3C XML Security Specifications Maintenance WG (XMLSec)
Teleconference 6 May 2008
Distributed Meeting #38

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

Regrets: Sean Mullan

1) Administrivia: scribe confirmation, next meeting, other

1a)  Shivaram Mysore  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:

Question: Schedule meeting on 13 May?

Meeting 20 May 2008. ? is scheduled to scribe at that meeting.

No meeting 27 May.

1c) Message has been sent to WS-I Basic Security Profile (BSP) group  
re DNames

0002.html (members only)

1d) Widget SIgning Specification Review (WAF)

Review comments from Thomas: 

Review comments from Frederick on updated version (First Public  
Review Draft) 


2)  Minutes from 2008-04-15 for approval:

3) All - Please ask your AC Representative to complete XML Signature,  
Syntax and Processing (Second Edition)  Proposed Edited  
Recommendation questionnaire before 9 May (deadline was extended)


AC discussion
Noted typo: Please make this one simple Editorial fix: change the  
spelling of "approriate" with "appropriate" in section

4) All - Please ask your AC Representative to review and complete the  
Security Activity Proposal/Proposed XMLSec Charter questionnaire  
before 9 May (deadline extended), as well as reviewing plans to  


AC list comments

5) F2F Planning - Status?

Proposed date week of 14 July 2008, eg. 15-17 July, potentially in  

Possible hosts?

6) XML Signature, Second Edition, Issues

6a) Typo correction
  Editorial fix: change the spelling of "approriate" with  
"appropriate" in section

6b) References corrections

Review comment 

Reference Proposal (Frederick) 

Unicode proposal (Mohamed) 

Possible concern  (Konrad) 
0001.html (Response, Thomas)

6c) LDAP-DN links need to be to current document (editorial) 
0001.html (Konrad)

6d) Other comments?

7) Update to v1 XML Signature and Encryption web pages 
0032.html (Donald)

ACTION-151 for Thomas to update web pages assigned.

8) Relax NG Schema

8a) Current Relax NG schema is different from XML Schema 
0023.html (Rob Miller)

(anyThing definition: 
xmlsec-maintwg/2008Apr/0025.html (Thomas))

8b) Relax NG Schema styling/approach - Norm Walsh comments 
0027.html (Hal Lockhart)

Next step - craft new Relax NG schema. Volunteers?

9) Progressing test case document to W3C Note

shortname, see discussion at 

Propose shortname of "xmldsig2ed-tests"

Resolution to accept shortname "xmldsig2ed-tests"


Previous status:

Resolution to publish in current form followed by transition request  
action(Frederick), publication action (Thomas)

10) Best Practices

Editors draft

10a) Process (Frederick) 

10b) Timestamps and Nonces (Hal) 

References on topic (Konrad) 

11) Signing Legacy XML (Sean) 

Relate to DSS (Konrad) 

12) Revision on transforms and denial of service best practices (Pratik) 

13) Action item review

     Open actions are listed in Tracker at 
     Text list:

Procedure for closing actions: 

[open] ACTION-150: Phillip Hallam-Baker to distribute a draft  
regarding identifiers registry - due 2008-04-15

0004.html (Phill)
[open] ACTION-151: Thomas Roessler to Implement don Eastlake's  
changes to xml signature home page - due 2008-05-12

14) Any other business

15) Adjourn

Scribing  list
Konrad Lanz (6 June 2007, 11 Sept 2007, 9 October 2007)
Ed Simon (26 June 2007, 30 Oct 2007, 11 Dec 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)
John Wray (29 January 2008)
Shivaram Mysore (5 February 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)

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch, Nokia
Chair XML Security Specifications Maintenance WG

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