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Re: 4 Dec 2001 updated Section 5

From: Joseph Reagle <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2001 15:15:29 -0500
To: Eastlake III Donald-LDE008 <Donald.Eastlake@motorola.com>, xml-encryption <xml-encryption@w3.org>
Cc: Eastlake III Donald-LDE008 <Donald.Eastlake@motorola.com>, Donald E Eastlake 3rd <dee3@torque.pothole.com>
Message-Id: <20011205201529.02F2A107D@policy.w3.org>
On Wednesday 05 December 2001 14:26, Eastlake III Donald-LDE008 wrote:
> I guess it really makes no difference if the key agreement is a previous
> on-line, previous off-line, or contemporaneous off-line key derivation.
> The point is that there isn't any on-line protocol provided by XML DSIG
> or ENC so creation of the shared secret is not part of the processing
> they describe.

Is this then still accurate:

Note: XML Encryption does not provide an on-line key agreement negotiation 
protocol. The key agreement structure defined here merely provides 
information that can be used to define the result of such a previous 


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