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Re: additional XMLDSIG URIs

From: Donald E. Eastlake 3rd <dee3@torque.pothole.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2001 22:46:52 -0400
Message-Id: <200104200246.WAA0000063291@torque.pothole.com>
To: "Joseph M. Reagle Jr." <reagle@w3.org>
cc: <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>, <lde008@dma.isg.mot.com>

I don't have any problem with it using a W3C namespace and also being
a W3C Note but feel that there should be a parallel IETF document.
It's also easier for me to keep cranking it as an internet-draft until
it is more stable...

From:  "Joseph M. Reagle Jr." <reagle@w3.org>
Message-Id:  <>
Date:  Thu, 19 Apr 2001 11:19:35 -0400
To:  "Donald E. Eastlake 3rd" <dee3@torque.pothole.com>
Cc:  "Brian LaMacchia" <bal@microsoft.com>, <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>,
In-Reply-To:  <200104191312.JAA0000062188@torque.pothole.com>
References:  <Your message of "Wed, 18 Apr 2001 11:26:29 PDT." <BCDB2C3F59F5744EBE37C715D66E779CEAB661@red-msg-04.redmond.corp.microsoft.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 was asking Brian...

>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
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