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From "Cantor, Scott" <>
Subject Re: Signing multiple files(images, sounds, HTML files, and CSS files)
Date Fri, 01 Jun 2012 18:48:15 GMT
On 6/1/12 2:42 PM, "Jean-Luc Cooke" <> wrote:

>There are none for non XML files.

There are none because the spec doesn't rely on them. If you sign raw
bytes, the reference is to an octet-stream, with no Transforms, and so the
digest is done over those octets directly.

The only reason it would break is if you specified a transform that
requires a node set, and then it would be obligated to parse the octets
into XML.

-- Scott

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