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Re: Type attribute in Reference element

From: Joseph Reagle <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 8 May 2002 16:08:21 -1000
To: "Gregor Karlinger" <gregor.karlinger@cio.gv.at>, "'XMLSigWG'" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20020509020821.BAF87859C9@aeon.w3.org>
On Tuesday 07 May 2002 22:33, Gregor Karlinger wrote:
>   (b) the result of processing all the Reference's transforms, i. e.
>       the input for digest calculation?
> The phrase "type of object being signed" seems to indicate that (b)
> is the right interpretation (which is also my personal favorite ;-)

I agree. If others find this confusing I could add the following erratum:

   E05 2002-05-08 (Clarification)
          The Type attribute described within The URI Attribute
          and 4.4.3 The RetrievalMethod Element "contains information
          about the type of object being signed." The data object is that
          resulting from the Referencing Processing Model including any
          specified transforms. Using the Type to describe the object
          that is identified via the ferenceReference URI prior to its
          input to transforms is incorrect.

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