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Re: Decryption Transform processing question

From: merlin <merlin@baltimore.ie>
Date: Wed, 01 May 2002 22:45:32 +0100
To: reagle@w3.org
Cc: Ari Kermaier <arik@phaos.com>, "Takeshi Imamura" <IMAMU@jp.ibm.com>, "Hiroshi Maruyama" <MARUYAMA@jp.ibm.com>, xml-encryption@w3.org
Message-Id: <20020501214532.9EC1F44E1E@yog-sothoth.ie.baltimore.com>
>On Wednesday 01 May 2002 10:52, Ari Kermaier wrote:
>> Y = decryptXML(X, e, C)
>>          where X is a node-set, e is an element node with the type
>>          xenc:EncryptedData in X, and C is a parsing context of X.
>>          Y is a node-set obtained by the following steps:
>> 1.      Decrypt e and replace it with the resulting octet stream
>>          according to the XML Encryption specification [XML-Encryption]
>>          (which may require serializing X).
>If e is an elemenote node in X, how am I replacing it with octets? (Also, 
>is the serialization *any* serialization, or stil the one in xmldsig?) 
>> 2.      Wrap the result of Step 2 in the context of C as specified in
>> Text Wrapping (Appendix A).
>This is step 2, maybe this should be step one now?
>(I'm not disagreeing with these tweaks in the spec; I just don't understand 
>them yet! <smile/>)
>*Note: I will be attending the W3C AC and WWW2002 meetings from 
>May 5-10, and taking holiday from 13-16. I will not be as responsive 
>during the former period, and off-line during the latter. I will fully
>respond to  any email as soon as possible  after my return.

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