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Re: Encryption and the processing model

From: Rich Salz <rsalz@zolera.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2002 10:31:56 -0500
Message-ID: <3C42F9EC.24952097@zolera.com>
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
CC: David Orchard <david.orchard@bea.com>, xml-dist-app@w3.org
> Well, I think we've been implicitly proceeding assuming that this
> information is visible.

I don't have a great problem, but it should be made explicit.  :)

> Would you mind filling out that example a bit, i.e. what would an
> example header name and value be?

It's typical four-corner model used by the financial services industry. 
I send a transaction to you, with <nacha:clearinghouse
actor="aba:123415"> as a header element, indicating the ABA banking
number to identify my bank as the organization that will clear the
transaction.  I don't want you to know who my bank is.  You get the
transaction, pass it along to YOUR bank, who can/must know my bank, to
contact them.

This is a bit contrivied -- it would probably be nested transactions
with internal encrypted content -- but is the only sample I could think
of off the top of my head.

Zolera Systems, Securing web services (XML, SOAP, Signatures,
Received on Monday, 14 January 2002 10:33:11 UTC

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