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RE: Minor typo?

From: <edsimon@xmlsec.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2001 08:25:59 -0500
Message-ID: <3C0F50F90000236E@mail.san.yahoo.com>
To: Christian Geuer-Pollmann <geuer-pollmann@nue.et-inf.uni-siegen.de>, reagle@w3.org
Cc: xenc <xml-encryption@w3.org>
Christian is right, the referencing and referenced <ds:KeyName> elements
MUST be exactly the same for them to match.

Ed

-- Original Message --

>Hi Joseph,
>
>http://www.w3.org/Encryption/2001/Drafts/xmlenc-core/
>$Revision: 1.86 $
>
>---------------------------------
>
>2.2.1 EncryptedData with Symmetric Key  (KeyName)
>  [s4]     <ds:KeyName>
>             John Smith
>           </ds:KeyName>
>
>Should this be
>
>  [s4]     <ds:KeyName>John Smith</ds:KeyName>
>
>? I mean in 2.2.2 EncryptedKey, there is a reference to
>
>  [t13]     <ds:KeyName>John Smith</ds:KeyName>
>
>---------------------------------
>
>Another comment is in Section 2.2.2 EncryptedKey, there is the following
>
>sentence:
>
>   [t15] The CipherData's CipherValue is
>   an octet sequence that is encoded (e.g.,
>   padded) by a referring encrypted object's
>   EncryptionMethod.
>
>From what I see, the Padding which was mentioned as example is part of
the
>
>EncryptionMethod, so the encoding sequence is
>
>  1. serialization to octets
>  2. in case of EncryptedData nonce handling
>  3. encryption
>     3.1 padding
>     3.2 block cipher application
>  4. base64 encoding
>
>so padding is am integral part ot the encryption and cannot be used as

>example for encoding.
>
>---------------------------------
>
>Regards,
>Christian
>
>

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Ed Simon
XMLsec Inc.

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