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Re: generic element for attribute canonicalization

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 18:26:26 +0200
To: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Cc: kahan@w3.org, public-ws-semann@w3.org
Message-ID: <20061017162626.GB26218@w3.org>

Hi, just wondered if this had some interest to XML Core.
The SAWSDL WG is interested in the outcome of this.

On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 02:41:51PM +0200, Eric Prud'hommeaux wrote:
> [ Glancing at the archive, I *think* non-wg members are invited to
> post to this forum. Apologies if not. ]
> 
> 
> In a proposal [PP] to the Web Services Description WG, I found a need
> to canonicalize only an attribute. I drafted a namespace [QX] for the
> element that would contain that attribute. My goal was that others be
> able to use the same element when they need to:
>   - canonicalize 0+ distinct attributes.
>   - canonicalize 0+ content items [CN].
> 
> 
> The utility of sharing this convention would simply be the familiarity
> of knowing that the element had no semantics except as a container. I
> don't expect that generic XML processors could do anything with it at
> the library level.
> 
> 
> Do y'all know of any other specs who would need such a thing?
> 
> 
> [PP] http://www.w3.org/mid/20060712163212.GE20246@w3.org
> [QX] http://www.w3.org/2006/07/quotedXML
> [CN] http://www.w3.org/TR/xml/#NT-content
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