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Re: Diffie Hellman

From: Donald E. Eastlake 3rd <dee3@torque.pothole.com>
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2002 12:37:17 -0500
Message-Id: <200202161737.MAA0000001880@torque.pothole.com>
To: merlin <merlin@baltimore.ie>
cc: xml-encryption@w3.org
I'm working on Section 5 right now...


From:  merlin <merlin@baltimore.ie>
To:  xml-encryption@w3.org
In-reply-to:  <3C6D4CCC.1E95C9BC@phaos.com> 
Date:  Fri, 15 Feb 2002 21:47:20 +0000
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>The Diffie Hellman part of the spec is somewhat ambiguous at the moment:
>. It is not clear whether PKCS#3 or X.942 should be used. The reference
>  suggests the latter; the public key encoding suggests the former.
>. Keying material generation is somewhat ambiguous; the examples suggest
>  algorithm first, the language suggests ZZ first; the examples suggest
>  the counter is one byte, the language suggests two hexadecimal digits.
>Any guidance so we can nail down DH interop?
>Thanks, Merlin
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