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XENC use of ds:KeyInfo

From: Joseph M. Reagle Jr. <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2001 19:02:42 -0500
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To: "XML Encryption WG " <xml-encryption@w3.org>
Cc: "IETF/W3C XML-DSig WG" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
I've posted a small analysis [1] of the options we have with respect to 
reusing ds:KeyInfo. In the end, the XML Encryption WG could go the easy 
route and opt for option 1/2. However, I personally think this is slightly 
unfortunate and I think the dsig spec/schema should permit extensions as 
shown in option 3, but I'm not quite sure how to do it given dsig's use of 

All thoughts are welcome.


Joseph Reagle Jr.                 http://www.w3.org/People/Reagle/
W3C Policy Analyst                mailto:reagle@w3.org
IETF/W3C XML-Signature Co-Chair   http://www.w3.org/Signature
W3C XML Encryption Chair          http://www.w3.org/Encryption/2001/
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