Why is EncryptionMethod tied to a KeyDescriptor?

Nate Klingenstein ndk at signet.id
Tue Nov 8 16:49:33 UTC 2022

Random question for which I presume the answer is "legacy due to XML Encryption", but is there a particular reason why DigestMethod and SigningMethod are defined for a provider at the top level while EncryptionMethod is tied to the key?


I'm bad at crypto,

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