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| XAdES | New_Xade | PAdES | CAdES_(computing) | Trusted_timestamping | San_people | First_People_of_the_Kalahari | XML_Signature | ETSI | Digital_Signature_Services | Linked_timestamping | Roy_Sesana | Corporate_Bodies_Authority_File | Thuto_Isago_Trust | Ghanzi_District |
While XML-DSig is a general framework for digitally signing documents, XAdES specifies precise profiles of XML-DSig for use with advanced electronic signature in the meaning of European Union Directive 1999/93/EC. One important benefit from XAdES is that electronically signed documents can remain valid for long periods, even if underlying cryptographic algorithms are broken.
XAdES defines six profiles (forms) differing in protection level offered. Each profile includes and extends the previous one: