Art, I expect that removing the statement from the namespace document will resolve the concerns of ATSC and CEA members.
Thank-you for your quick response to this request. Andrew Twigger -----Original Message----- From: Arthur Barstow [mailto:art.bars...@gmail.com] Sent: 08 May 2015 13:55 To: Andrew Twigger Cc: Marcos Caceres; Frederick Hirsch; firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Stability of Widget DigSig Andrew - seeing no objections from the group to removing the "Implementers ..." statement from [NS] document, if that statement is removed, does that address your concern? -Thanks, ArtB [NS] <http://www.w3.org/ns/widgets-digsig/> On 5/8/15 7:14 AM, Arthur Barstow wrote: > [ + Marcos and Frederick ] > > Hi Andrew, > > The group stopped working on XML Digital Signature for Widgets several > years ago and there is no plan to resume work (except to process > errata as required). > > Marcos, Frederick - this spec's namespace document includes the > following statement: > > [[ > <http://www.w3.org/ns/widgets-digsig/> > > Implementers should be aware that this document is not stable. > ]] > > Any objections from you or anyone else to remove this statement? > > -Thanks, ArtB > > On 5/7/15 5:55 AM, Andrew Twigger wrote: >> >> ATSC and CEA are developing standards that include the ability to >> download digital signed applications. Their current specifications >> reference the W3C Recommendation for XML Digital Signature for >> Widgets (18 April 2013). However, the associated Widgets Digital >> Signature Namespace (http://www.w3.org/ns/widgets-digsig/) contains a >> statement that "Implementers should be aware that this document is >> not stable." which has raised questions as to the stability and >> suitability of referencing Widget DigSig. The alternative would be >> to reference XAdES with the C and T forms to allow for the inclusion >> of timestamp and certificate revocation information which are not >> included in Widget DigSig. >> >> I would be pleased to receive any information regarding the stability >> of Widget DigSig and whether referencing XAdES would provide a better >> alternative. >> >> Thank-you, >> >> Andrew Twigger >> >