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RE: Algorithm Selections

From: Joseph M. Reagle Jr. <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2000 16:09:06 -0500
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To: Ed Simon <ed.simon@entrust.com>
Cc: "Public XML Encryption List" <xml-encryption@w3.org>
At 15:40 11/15/2000 -0500, Ed Simon wrote:
>If XML Encryption is to be used for streaming media, as discussed in my 
>presentation at the work shop, then we will also need streaming ciphers.

Ed,  at the workshop you mentioned things like SMIL which I'm somewhat 
unfamiliar with. I don't believe the SMIL instance is streamed, instead it's 
a discrete object that includes meta-data (synchronization) and 
references/invocations of streams [1]. Could you provide an example/scneario 
of how one would use XML Encryption with streaming ciphers?


Joseph Reagle Jr.
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IETF/W3C XML-Signature Co-Chair   http://www.w3.org/People/Reagle/
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