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AW: AW: KeyName white space

From: Gregor Karlinger <gregor.karlinger@iaik.at>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 13:10:53 +0200
To: "Tom Gindin" <tgindin@us.ibm.com>
Cc: <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <LBEPJAONIMDADHFHAEAOGEKOCFAA.gregor.karlinger@iaik.at>
Tom,

[...]

> require it to start with an alphanumeric, trimming any leading whitespace
> would be safest.

Yes, and this requirement should be stated in XML-Signature.

>      So I think considering unescaped spaces at either end of a DN to be
> part of it is actually in violation of RFC 2253.  However, and very
> strangely, no similar requirement exists for horizontal tab or line feed,
> while carriage return must be escaped according to RFC 1779 but not 2253.
> Should we require that XMLDSIG implementations escape all ASCII control
> characters as well?

Why would you like to require such an escaping?

Liebe Gruesse/Regards, 
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