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From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2003 17:44:45 +0100
To: Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie>
Cc: jose.kahan@w3.org, "Www-Xkms (E-mail)" <www-xkms@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20031209164445.GE1070@rigo.w3.org>
Hi Stephen, 

was good phoning. I hadn't figured out that the application was at the
core of the table. I just wanted to make sure that one can use XAdES and
XKMS together as this will be important in the context of european
electronic signatures.

So here is the short-reference for XADES:

Please send me a suggestion for the text to include into XKMS to
reference XAdES and explain how people would use the  <UseKeyWith> -
Element of XKMS to bind XAdES applications. 

Thanks a lot


On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 01:54:03PM +0000, Stephen Farrell wrote:
> Hi Rigo,
> In [1], you asked about including xaedes in the xkms spec. Its only
> today (chatting with Jose) that I finally figured out that you wanted
> us to add XAdES as a row in the usekeywith list in 5.1.3 of part 1 [2].
> Well, I don't think that that'd be a good thing to do, since the
> other entries in the "application" column are all applications (*)
> and are not data formats. So, for example, we do include "S/MIME"
> but do not include "CMS". Inlcuding CMS or XMLSIG would be the
> equivalent to including XAdES.
> Hope this clarifies things, and sorry for being so obtuse about what
> you were requesting,

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