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Re: Suggested additions to 3.0 Processing Rules section

From: Joseph M. Reagle Jr. <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2001 17:05:54 -0400
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To: Donald Eastlake <lde008@dma.isg.mot.com>
Cc: w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org, lde008@dma.isg.mot.com
At 11:28 7/11/2001, Donald Eastlake wrote:
>Regardless of how things come out with what we recommend
>for base64, I suggest the addition of some material in
>3.2 Core Validation as show in the attachment.


Instead of repeatedly spreading it out, it's not text as the top of the 
validation section:

revision: 1.103
>3.2 Core Validation
>Comparison of values in reference and signature validation
>are over the numeric or decoded octet sequence of the value.
>Different implementations may produce different encoded digest and
>signature values when processing the same resources because of
>variances in their encoding, such as accidental white space.

However, what do you mean by numeric *or* decoded octet?

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