Re: [TLS] Review of draft-housley-tls-authz-extns-05

Sam Hartman <hartmans-ietf@mit.edu> Sat, 03 June 2006 17:45 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] Review of draft-housley-tls-authz-extns-05
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From: Sam Hartman <hartmans-ietf@mit.edu>
Date: Sat, 03 Jun 2006 13:44:56 -0400
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>>>>> "p" ==   <Pasi.Eronen@nokia.com> writes:

    p> Russ Housley wrote:
    >> >The part about X.509 attribute certificates looks fine, but
    >> >at least the SAML part still needs some work:
    >> When SAMLAssertion is used, the field contains an XML-encoded
    >> <Assertion> element using the AssertionType complex type as
    >> defined in [SAML1.1][SAML2.0].

    p> We also need to specify the character-to-octet encoding (UTF-8
    p> would be the most logical alternative).

It's my understanding that saying it is XML already gives us that:
mandatory UTF8 or UTF16 support at the encoder's option.

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