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(Extensible Markup Language) XML-Signature Syntax and Processing

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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft that was ultimately published as RFC 3275.
Authors Joseph M. Reagle Jr. , Donald E. Eastlake 3rd , David Solo
Last updated 2020-01-21 (Latest revision 2002-01-18)
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        RFC 3275

        Title:      (Extensible Markup Language) XML-Signature Syntax
                    and Processing
        Author(s):  D. Eastlake 3rd, J. Reagle, D. Solo
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       March 2002
        Pages:      73
        Characters: 164198
        Obsoletes:  3075

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-xmldsig-core-2-03.txt


This document specifies XML (Extensible Markup Language) digital
signature processing rules and syntax.  XML Signatures provide
integrity, message authentication, and/or signer authentication
services for data of any type, whether located within the XML that
includes the signature or elsewhere.

This document is a product of the XML Digital Signatures Working Group
of the IETF.

This is now a Draft Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the
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