Requirements: Format

Requirements: Model and Syntax Table-of-Contents Requirements: CryptoProcessing


  1. An XML-Signature is XML. [Charter]
  2. An XML document of a certain type must still be recognizable as its original type when signed. [WS-summary]
  3. XML-Signature will provide a mechanism that facilitates the production of composite documents -- by addition or deletion --  while preserving the signature characteristics (integrity, authentication, and non-repudiatability) of the consituent parts. [Charter, Brown, List(Bugbee)]
  4. ?Packaging?

Joseph Reagle, XML Signature Co-Chair

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