Older blog entries for aleksey (starting at number 3)

Released XML Sec version 0.0.3. The first version that supports XML Encryption!
Also added the project to freshmeat.net

Just created first XML Encrypted document using the library! Now need to decrypt it :)

7 Apr 2002 (updated 7 Apr 2002 at 08:06 UTC) »

Created RPM package for XMLSec library and uploaded it to redhat. This is my first expirience building RPM packages. The RPM spec is pretty simple and straigforward, took me less than an hour to do everything plus write a simple script to automate all tasks. The only thing I want to have is a mailing list. I am not sure I want to install Majordomo on my server. I've tried to talk with Gnome guys about using gnome.org mailing lists server but after requesting additional information 3 weeks ago they disappeared. Will try to ping them again.
The weather is sucks. It's ok in the valley but on the ocean it's cold and cloudy. Buritos in "3 amigos" as usual were nice.

6 Apr 2002 (updated 6 Apr 2002 at 08:36 UTC) »

Merlin Hughes prepared new set of tests for XML DSig. I tried it and one test did not work for me with a very strange results. For 3 hours I've tried to fix it or at least understand what the hell is going on. Wrote a message to Merlin asking to get some intermediate results. I drove home but did not fix a problem. At home I decided to try it again and it worked! Quick investigation showed that I watched wrong log file all these 3 hours :) It was Friday. The good news is that XML Security Library passed all tests as soon as I looked at correct file and added manual CRLs check (it turns out that OpenSSL function to do this has a comment "please implement me" :) ).
I've updated the package to include these changes.

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