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RE: Encoding of signed document question

From: Rich Salz <rsalz@datapower.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2004 07:30:50 -0500 (EST)
To: Hess Yvan <yvan.hess@imtf.ch>
cc: "w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44L0.0412230729370.4239-100000@smtp.datapower.com>

> store my signed XML document in any encodings (as for example ISO-8859-1)
> and the verification of my document should never failed. Can you confirm ?

As long as your conversion process between 8859 and UTF8 is always the
same, and you can "round trip" things 8859->utf8->8859->utf8 and get the
same things at both parts, you should be ok.
Rich Salz                  Chief Security Architect
DataPower Technology       http://www.datapower.com
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