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AW: KeyName white space

From: Gregor Karlinger <gregor.karlinger@iaik.at>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 11:25:32 +0200
To: "merlin" <merlin@baltimore.ie>
Cc: <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <LBEPJAONIMDADHFHAEAOEEKMCFAA.gregor.karlinger@iaik.at>

> Agreed. DNames already have this property (from RFC 2253 I think),
What do you mean? Currently XML-Signature does not say anything about
stripping the white space, nor is there a requirement in RFC 2253 to
be tolerant regarding whitespace at the beginning or at the end of a
DName string.

We currently make a trim() prior to parsing the DName string in our
implementation, but I would like to see an appropriate sentence in 

> and I believe so do base-64 coded data as well as integers, so
> this would unify pretty much all of our text handling.

Liebe Gruesse/Regards, 
DI Gregor Karlinger
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