[Mono-devel-list] C14N transforms implementation in System.Security.Cryptography.Xml

Aleksey Sanin aleksey at aleksey.com
Tue Jul 22 16:03:29 EDT 2003

>Still better - I'm curious to see how it will do in .NET (AFAIK MS still has
>some C14N issues).
Hm... Not to my knowledge. At least there were no reports in xmlsec 
mailing list
and I know that many people use xmlsec with MS .NET.

>Seems that we're lucky that you're interested in C# :-)
Thanks :) The best way to learn something is to use it :)

>Sorry I'm on vacations right now :-) so I read my office's email too often
>(not more than once a day ;-).
Ops.. My mistake, I've intentionaly decided not to use your home email :)

>System.Security.Cryptography.Xml is almost complete except for (most of) the
>Transform classes - see http://www.go-mono.com/crypto.html for more details.
>As you can see I far more inclined to crypto than XML ;-).
Well, the transforms are the most complicated part because you can 
optimize a lot. I have looked at
the current code and it seems that we can do some performance 
improvements. I'll probably send you
my suggestions later (it's my second day with C# and Mono and I am still 

>There is also an incomplete implementation of MS Web Service Enhancement
>(WSE) but it's not yet commited into CVS due to some licensing issues in
>WS-Security (Miguel is looking into this...).
I decided not to implement WS-S in xmlsec because of exactly the same 
reason. Don't want to
be sued by IBM/Microsoft :)


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