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RE: [xml-dev] Is the XML Schema for XML Digital Signatures needed?

On Fri, 27 Jul 2018 19:48:18 +0000, Costello, Roger L. wrote:
>> Are you assuming that all authoring tools and XML creation 
>> software has XML Signature knowledge built in?
> I am assuming that any XML digital signature tool will produce a correct:
> <ds:Signature>
>    ...
> </ds:Signature>
> Hence, there is no benefit to me validating the <ds:Signature> 
> against an XML Schema. And there is no benefit to my <Document> 
> schema importing and referencing the XML Schema for digsig. 

Yes, because there's no point in verifying a signature; if something 
claims that it's signed, we should just accept that. Much secure! Such 

I'm not quite clear on what you're doing, but assuming the correctness 
of your input reminds me of little Bobby Tables.

Amelia A. Lewis                    amyzing {at} talsever.com
"How does one hate a country, or love one? ... What is love of one's
country; is it hate of one's uncountry? Then it's not a good thing. Is
it simply self-love? That's a good thing, but one mustn't make a virtue
of it, or a profession."
                -- Therem Harth rem ir Estraven

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