[jdom-interest] JDOM and XML Signature?

Mike Brenner mikeb at mitre.org
Mon Jun 21 12:32:09 PDT 2004

David Wall wrote:
> Does anybody know if there's a project or interest in adding XML Signature
> to JDOM?  When you look at the Apache XML DSig code using DOM, it seems
> clear that a JDOM version would be a big win since digitally signing a list
> of elements shouldn't really be so complicated and JDOM has the right
> mentality of keeping it simple and Java-centric.

Both XML Digital Signtatures and XML Encryption are needed.
Until you asked, I had assumed that JDOM would output a
file and we would sign and encrypt the file.

Why not save the step and invoke those facilities right
on the JDOM tree?

How much will it save? Dunno.

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