[saag] Fwd: [widgets] New WD of Widgets 1.0: Digital Signatures spec published on March 31

Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org> Fri, 03 April 2009 09:13 UTC

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Subject: [saag] Fwd: [widgets] New WD of Widgets 1.0: Digital Signatures spec published on March 31
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FYI.

Note that the document is referencing an upcoming version of XML  
Signature, which is currently in Working Draft status.

There is an expectation that this profile (not the base spec) might  
undergo a W3C last call relatively soon, so this would be a good time  
to review the specification.

--
Thomas Roessler, W3C  <tlr@w3.org>






Begin forwarded message:

> From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
> Date: 2 April 2009 18:21:19 GMT+02:00
> To: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
> Subject: [widgets] New WD of Widgets 1.0: Digital Signatures spec  
> published on March 31
> Archived-At: <http://www.w3.org/mid/120077F4-0B65-4032-B5A2-FA8FA1330695@nokia.com 
> >
>
> On March 31 a new WD of the Widgets 1.0 Digital Signature spec was  
> published and announced on the W3C's home page:
>
> [[
> 2009-03-31: The Web Applications Working Group has published a  
> Working Draft of Widgets 1.0: Digital Signatures. This document  
> defines a profile of the XML Signature Syntax and Processing 1.1  
> specification to allow a widget package to be digitally signed.  
> Widget authors and distributors can digitally sign widgets as a  
> trust and quality assurance mechanism. Prior to instantiation, a  
> user agent can use the digital signature to verify the integrity of  
> the widget package and perform source authentication. This document  
> specifies conformance requirements on both widget packages and user  
> agents.
> ]]
>
> Please review this new WD as soon as possible, preferably within the  
> next two weeks:
>
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-widgets-digsig-20090331/>
>
> -Regards, Art Barstow
>