RFC2553 (Re: Questions/Comments for the current draft.)

In message "RE: Questions/Comments for the current draft."
    on 00/07/18, "Joseph M. Reagle Jr." <reagle@w3.org> writes:
>  >I propose to revise the example of <X509IssuerName> in order to be the
>  >correct one and add "The value of X509IssuerName (MUST?) conforms to
>  >RFC2253" in XMLDSIG document (,for example).
> I added SHOULD so as not to preclude an XML representation in the future.
> 4.4.4 The X509Data Element
> An X509Data element within KeyInfo contains one or more identifiers of
> keys/X509 certificates that may be useful for validation. Five types of
> X509Data pointers are defined: 
> 1. The X509IssuerSerial element, which contains an X.509 issuer
> distinguished name/serial number pair that SHOULD be compliant with RFC2253
> [LDAP-DN],  ...

RFC 2253 has an original method to escape non-ASCII octets.  It
is strange for XML applications.  An example in RFC 2253,
is not suitable for XML.  I think XML applications prefer
following form:

# This is a small problem.  I don't mind about this very much.
TAMURA Kent @ Tokyo Research Laboratory, IBM

Received on Monday, 24 July 2000 03:27:00 UTC