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From Mark Hammond <skippy.hamm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Proposal for digital signatures of documents
Date Mon, 13 Apr 2009 08:47:26 GMT
On 13/04/2009 5:16 PM, Chris Anderson wrote:
> Good point. I totally agree that it should be possible to add
> signatures to existing documents. Another objective would be allowing
> multiple independent signatures. Moving the list of signed fields to
> the signature itself might help.
>
> This would allow more than one key to sign the same fields, as well as
> allow sets of signed fields to be moved between documents while
> preserving the signature.
>
> Something like this then? (also a list of signatures, here)
>
>       {
>         "_id" : "89a7stdg235",
>         "_rev" : "1-26476513",
>         "message" : "I said this and I meant it.",
>         "date" : "2009/04/09 15:54:08",
>         "author" : {
>           "name" : "J. Chris Anderson",
>           "url" : "http://jchrisa.net",
>           "photo" : "http://jchrisa.net/profile.jpg"
>         }
>         "foo" : "not signed but still a normal field",
>         "signatures" : [{
>           "signed-fields: [ "message", "date", "author"],
>           etc as described...
>         }]
>      }

Works for me (although the 'signed-' prefix now looks a little 
redundant, and I prefer blue ;)

Cheers,

Mark

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