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Effective XML: 50 Specific Ways to Improve Your XML by Elliotte Rusty Harold

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Encryption Tools

Encryption software, whether for XML or otherwise, is restricted by law in many jurisdictions, including the United States. Consequently, encryption software is less available than it should be, and it is often excessively difficult to install or configure. Vendors have to jump through hoops to be allowed to publish, sell, and export their products. The exact number of hoops varies a lot from one jurisdiction to the next. Thus, unfortunately, XML encryption tools and libraries are less advanced than they otherwise would be.

Almost all implementations of XML encryption at the current time seem to be Java class libraries, although that's likely to change in the future. The only non-Java library I've found so far is Aleksey Sanin's ...

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