[xmlsec] Re: Detached Signatures (same-document)
aleksey at aleksey.com
Sun Oct 10 22:00:10 PDT 2004
XML spec does not say that ID attribute should have name "Id".
It can be anything (for example, I can have ID attribute with
name like "ThisIsMyID"). The only way to identify the ID
attribute is to mark it as such in DTD, XML Schema, or directly
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Larry Bugbee wrote:
> I did. ...but it didn't seem right and hence my note. I'm just trying
> to understand if indeed something needs fixing rather than a DTD
> I didn't expect this issue to have a clean answer hence
> 'point/counterpoint'. One could even argue the W3C specification is
> incorrect. I'm inclined to think not, but who knows?
> I believe an implementation of the W3C recommendation should not require
> the user to add a DTD simply to do same-document detached signatures. I
> haven't tested java or apache yet, but if what Andrew says is true, the
> DTD should not be necessary. A number of other programmers were
> expecting that to be the case given the postings I read.
> What am I missing?
> My thanks,
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