Re: Signing/Encrypting XML

The Jester (
Tue, 2 Feb 1999 23:40:28 -0800 (PST)

This looks pretty much like what I need. Although I have to admit that the
idea of just hooking a DOM interface up to a dual XML/s-expression
generator appeals to me. XML is just so damn inefficient.


> > Which brings me to my question, does anyone know of any work to define a
> > canonical form for XML so as to make it suitable for hashing, needed to
> > generate signatures? Better yet, does anyone know of any code (preferably
> > in Java) which will take XML (preferably from the DOM) and output the
> > canonical form?
> James Clark has done something here... also, there is a W3C working group
> working on a data/information model for XML.
> Have a look at