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Re: [xml-dev] XHTML adoption curve

From: "Peter V. Mikhalenko" <xml-dev@------.-->
To: <xml-dev@-----.---.--->
Date: 4/16/2002 12:33:00 AM
Hello, Doug!

 DR> I thought of a little carrot that might help improve the HTML
 DR> developer affinity for XHTML:  Signed XHTML.  If XHTML pages were
 DR> signed in a specific manner with using x.509 based PKI, browsers
 DR> could inform users they can trust the content of the page.

So what about SSL Certificates (using X.509)? Browsers DO inform users they
can trust the content of the page. Yeah, they are working only in the
transport layer, but I think it is a good idea to certify the source, not
the document.

Peter V. Mikhalenko
Lead Developer
Sigent Interactive Agency


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