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Re: Should we define a "critical" flag for ds:Object

From: Christian Geuer-Pollmann <geuer-pollmann@nue.et-inf.uni-siegen.de>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2001 21:34:58 +0200
To: reagle@w3.org, w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org
Message-id: <899118939.1001626498@pinkpanther>
Hi Joseph,

>> Would it make sense to add a critical attribute
>> to the ds:Object that indicates that it includes some properties that
>> have to be understood by the verification application?
> No. XML Signature defines what must be understood by XML Signature
> applications. Trust semantics, particularly criticality have been out of
> scope from the start.

OK, makes sense. Thanks,

Received on Thursday, 27 September 2001 15:33:00 UTC

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