Publication of Draft ETSI TS on XML Advanced Electronic Signatures for public comment

Dear sirs,


Request for comments on draft ETSI standard:
"XML Advanced Electronic Signatures (XAdES)"

The ETSI Electronic Signatures Infrastructure Working Group has drafted a
standard which specifies the XML format for Advanced Electronic Signatures 
satisfying the requeriments defined in the European Directive 
for Electronic Signatures, and with long term validity.

This draft specification is being made publicly available for review and
comment by any company or organisation with interest in this area.  A copy
can be obtained through the ETSI El Sign web site (see below).

Comments are requested by 14th September.


The development of this standard 

"XML Advanced Electronic Signatures"

is one of the tasks the ETSI Electronic Signature and Infrastructure Working 
Group is progressing within the European Electronic Signature Standardisation 
Initiative (EESSI). The ETSI El Sign Web-site (see below) provides further 
information about the ETSI activities and the EESSI program.


Please send your comments and suggestions not later than 14 September to the
ETSI El Sign e-mail list EL-SIGN@LIST.ETSI.FR, with copy to the editor on .   Please put "ETSI-XAdES" at the front of the Subject
of all submissions to the e-mail list on this topic.

To register with the EL-SIGN list and download the draft document
(STF178Task1Draft.pdf) see:

The purpose of the open e-mail list is to stimulate discussion of the
published comments and contributions. Therefore, early submissions are
welcome. We expect that discussions will go on through the open e-mail list
under and after the comments period.

With regards

Juan  Carlos Cruellas (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya)
Editor - XML Advanced Electronic Signatures (XAdES)


György Endersz, Telia Research AB
Chair ETSI ESI Working Group

Received on Tuesday, 24 July 2001 11:46:04 UTC