Differential: Closing the Loop in Electronic Commerce

Position Paper on
Signed XML

Kent Davidson


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Differential provides secure business-to-business electronic commerce solutions and software which integrates with existing internet standard protocols, EDI systems, and ERP systems. Differential recently annouced the availability of our eReceipt line of products, which allows companies to secure business transactions with a non-repudiable audit trail. The core of the eReceipt product line is an XML digital receipt document which contains digital signatures in XML based on IETF drafts listed in the Related section below.


A standard for digital signatures in XML should support:

Related Materials

Digital Receipts, Differential, Inc.

Digital Signatures for the Internet Open Trading Protocol, Internet-Draft, Kent M. Davidson et al.,

Digital Signatures for XML, Internet-Draft, Richard D. Brown