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Re: XML Encryption applied to arbitrary data

From: Takeshi Imamura <IMAMU@jp.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2002 01:40:17 +0900
To: "Ahmed, Zahid" <zahid.ahmed@commerceone.com>
Cc: "'dee3@torque.pothole.com'" <dee3@torque.pothole.com>, "'jimsch5@home.com'" <jimsch5@home.com>, xml-encryption@w3.org
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Hi Zahid,

I think XML Encryption is useful, of course, when your application uses XML
and XML-related technologies.  It is also useful when you want to store
encrypted data externally, i.e., detach it from its meta data.

Tokyo Research Laboratory
IBM Research

From: "Ahmed, Zahid" <zahid.ahmed@commerceone.com> on 2002/01/26 08:53

To:   "'dee3@torque.pothole.com'" <dee3@torque.pothole.com>
cc:   Takeshi Imamura/Japan/IBM@IBMJP, "'jimsch5@home.com'"
Subject:  XML Encryption applied to arbitrary data

I believe XML encryption has support for encrypting non-XML data.

How would this compare to PKCS7 encryption and decryption of
non-XML documents/data?

any thoughts on advantages of using XML encryption on non-XML data?

are we getting close to final draft?

Received on Monday, 4 February 2002 11:35:53 UTC

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