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Re: content type decryption clarification?

From: Takeshi Imamura <IMAMU@jp.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2002 14:44:37 +0900
To: Christian Geuer-Pollmann <geuer-pollmann@nue.et-inf.uni-siegen.de>
Cc: reagle@w3.org, hirsch@zolera.com, xml-encryption@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF9188CFB4.30C9141B-ON49256B42.001EADEE@LocalDomain>

>Note: If the Type is "content", the plaintext resulting from decryption
>not be well formed. This happens if the element whose contents have been
>encrypted was (a) an element containing more than one child element, or
>containing non-whitespace text nodes.

That also happens if an element contains only one element but also contains
character data before the element.

By the way, according to [1], shouldn't we use "well-formed" and "character
data" instead of "well formed" and "text nodes", respectively?

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml

Tokyo Research Laboratory
IBM Research
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