[jdom-interest] JDOM and XML Signature?
pernorrman at telia.com
Tue Jun 22 09:54:00 PDT 2004
First item to do would probably be a mechanism for producing
canonical XML from a JDOM tree. An XMLOutputter subclass or re-write,
perhaps. Maybe someone already did it?
David Wall wrote:
> Rats, I posted this to Philipp directly instead of the list...
>>How about creating some kind of project group [*] to implement and test
>>these features? I think there is no possibilty in getting them into the
>>development tree before the 1.0 release. After that milestone there should
>>be room for new goals. Some contributors could start based on the current
>>jdom tree and then get their results merged into the main project when the
>>final 1.0 release is out.
> Absolutely. There's no point in holding back the 1.0 release. This might
> even be a separate project, but one that works by using a JDOM tree instead
> of a DOM. This is the way the Apache code works (against a DOM) and doesn't
> try to add methods to the DOM API itself.
> I've just been so impressed by the clarity of JDOM code compared to DOM
> code, and the XML DSig from Apache is fine, but it's equally ugly
> considering what should be fairly typical needs, and that is, specifying a
> set of elements and then signing those elements! With JDOM, it seems like
> you'd just create a List of elements to sign and pass it to a new sign
> method (giving it a PrivateKey), or calling a "verify" methoid with a
> PublicKey. But then, life never seems as easy as you'd think on first
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