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Re: additional XMLDSIG URIs

From: Joseph M. Reagle Jr. <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2001 11:19:35 -0400
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To: "Donald E. Eastlake 3rd" <dee3@torque.pothole.com>
Cc: "Brian LaMacchia" <bal@microsoft.com>, <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>, <lde008@dms.isg.mot.com>
At 09:12 4/19/2001 -0400, Donald E. Eastlake 3rd wrote:
>My draft doesn't prohibit there being anything at the URL's. These
>additional URIs are, at this instant, not part of the W3C standard or
>otherwise in the orbit of the W3C.  The XMDLSIG standard permits
>algorithms defined by other orgnanizations, such as these, and does
>not require them to be dereferencable.  Do you want to change the
>XMLDSIG standard to require dereferencability?

I doubt that. I think the question is if folks in the WG prefer it, are you 
willing to publish it as a W3C NOTE and use a W3C namespace because the W3C 
is fairly robust in its versioning, stability, and persistence associated 
with its URIs?

(I don't feel too strongly either way.)

Joseph Reagle Jr.                 http://www.w3.org/People/Reagle/
W3C Policy Analyst                mailto:reagle@w3.org
IETF/W3C XML-Signature Co-Chair   http://www.w3.org/Signature
W3C XML Encryption Chair          http://www.w3.org/Encryption/2001/
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