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Subject: Re: [office] Re: encryption

Hi Dave,

On 09/02/09 10:45, Dave Pawson wrote:
> 2009/9/2 Michael Brauer - Sun Germany - ham02 - Hamburg
> <Michael.Brauer@sun.com>:
>> Yes, this is a valid point. In addition, there may be situations where
>> any of the algorithms defined by the W3C or any set of algorithms we may
>> define ourselves does not include an algorithm that is mandated by a
>> particular organization or government that wishes to use ODF. So, also
>> from that perspective, it seems to be reasonable to me that, if we allow
>> additional algorithms, that we are not again restricting them to a
>> particular set.
> I.e. not defining a standard.

If you look at


would you say that http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlenc-core is also not defining 
a standard, or where is the difference between that and what I have 
proposed for ODF?

>> Regarding implementation defined IRIs, we have already a requirement
>> that conforming implementations have to document the implementation
>> defined values they are using. This includes the IRIs that denote
>> algorithms.
> Which may be just as hard as not using a standard, e.g.
> if there are security aspects to disclosing the algorithm?
>>> 3) Do we allow implementation-defined algorithms beyond those which we
>>> have assigned identifiers to?
>> I would recommend that for the reasons mentioned above.
> Another nail in the ODF coffin Michael?

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