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Historic Working Group Pages:
XML Signature
XML Encryption
XML Security Maintenance WG
Chair(s):
Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>
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Mission

The Group is part of the Security Activity. It takes up prior W3C Work on XML Signature and XML Encryption, as well as work from the XML Security Specifications Maintenance Working Group, that produced XML Signature, Second Edition.

News


2013-06-18: The "Test cases for Canonical XML 2.0" Working Group Note has been updated to correct the text in section 3.4, "Namespace Re-Declarations".


2013-04-11: XML Encryption 1.1, XML Signature 1.1 and XML Signature Properties are W3C Recommendations

The XML Security Working Group has published three Recommendations today:

The group also published thirteen Working Group Notes.

The following seven are related to XML Security 1.1:

The following six Working Group Notes conclude the XML Security 2.0 work:


For earlier news, visit the Previous News page.

Latest Publications and Current Drafts

Links to the latest publications and current editor drafts are available from the Publication Status page. Please send comments related to these documents to public-xmlsec-comments@w3.org. There is a public archive of comments received.

See also the list of the XML Security published Technical Reports.

Meetings

Optional teleconferences happen as required. See the WG Members Page for upcoming meeting information. Minutes are posted to the list; WG members are obligated to review, correct, or counter any proposals or consensus achieved on the call on the list. Minutes approved by the WG are publicly archived.

Test Suites, Public Code and Toolkits

If you would like to appear in this list, send an announcement to the XML Security public mailing list.

Background Reading


Chair: Frederick Hirsch
Team Contact and Security Activity Lead: Thomas Roessler
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