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RE: "Replace and encrypt will be Recommended (optional)."

From: Takeshi Imamura <IMAMU@jp.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2001 00:56:58 +0900
To: edsimon@xmlsec.com
Cc: "Joseph M. Reagle Jr." <reagle@w3.org>, XML Encryption WG <xml-encryption@w3.org>, Blair Dillaway <blaird@microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <OF5F244F89.00B1134F-ON49256AA0.0053B91B@LocalDomain>


Ed,

>My gut reaction is forget about octet handling (for XML data only, steps
>1 and 2) unless we hear that there is a need for it.  If applications need
>the octets for XML data, they can serialize a returned nodeset.
>
>I'd be glad to hear of reasonable scenarios where octet handling (for XML
>data) is deemed valuable.  Otherwise, I'll probably just stick with my gut
>reaction.

If the processing rules are defined on the basis of nodeset (infoset?),
they will fit in with the existing "decryption transform" well, and so I
like them.  But also how to parse a decrypted XML fragment into a nodeset
has to be defined and it may need a lot of effort...

Thanks,
Takeshi IMAMURA
Tokyo Research Laboratory
IBM Research
imamu@jp.ibm.com
Received on Monday, 6 August 2001 11:57:45 UTC

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