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Subject: Re: [wss] Decrypting intermediaries

At 05:44 AM 8/13/2003, Tim Moses wrote:
>Tony - Hal and I have discussed the question of decrypting intermediaries
>and come up with the following text.
>Parts of a SOAP message may be encrypted in such a way that they can be
>decrypted by an intermediary that is targeted by one of the SOAP headers.
>In this case, the intermediary MAY leave the original <xenc:EncryptedData>
>element in the message when forwarding it, or it MAY substitute the
>corresponding plaintext.  This choice SHOULD be determined by out-of-band

I don't understand the motivation for the last sentence.  Indeed I think it 
would be preferable in most situations to use an in-band (i.e. something in 
the message) mechanism.

>This text should go at the end of para 9.3.2 of "WSS:SOAP Message
>All the best.  Tim.
>Tim Moses
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