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Re: Draft #2 Publication Request: Last Call for C14N 1.1 (and updated notes)

From: Glenn Marcy <gmarcy@us.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2006 11:23:18 -0500
To: "Grosso, Paul" <pgrosso@ptc.com>
Cc: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF73002547.CF61D79F-ON85257243.0059EB74-85257243.005A062F@us.ibm.com>
The C14N link below is the old one.

public-xml-core-wg-request@w3.org wrote on 12/13/2006 11:01:17 AM:

> 
> 
> I'm about to send out this LC pub request for C14N 1.1
> and request for updates to the notes.
> 
> Last chance for any comments.
> 
> paul
> 
> -----------------------------------------------------
> 
> Eventually-to: webreq@w3.org; timbl@w3.org; steve@w3.org
> Eventually-cc: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org; chairs@w3.org;
> w3t-comm@w3.org
> 
> 
> The XML Core WG requests publication of 
>   Canonical XML 1.1
> available at
> http://www.w3.org/XML/Group/2006/10/WD-xml-c14n11.html
> as a Last Call Working Draft. 
> 
> In parallel, we also request publication of 
>   Known Issues with Canonical XML 1.0 (C14N/1.0)
> available at
> http://www.w3.org/2006/04/c14n-note/c14n-note.html
> and
>   Using XML Digital Signatures in the 2006 XML Environment
> available at
> http://www.w3.org/2006/04/c14n-note/dsig2006-note.html
> as Working Group Notes. 
> 
> The URLs cited above are for the most recent Member-only 
> versions of the specifications as of 2006 December 13 but 
> dated 20 December 2006 in anticipation of that publication
> date.
> 
> The C14N 1.1 document is set up to be published by moving it to
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-xml-c14n11-20061220/Overview.html
> 
> The Known Issues document is set up to be published by moving it to
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/NOTE-C14N-issues-20061220/Overview.html
> 
> The Using XML Digital Signatures document is set up to be published 
> by moving it to
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/NOTE-DSig-usage-20061220/Overview.html
> 
> The WG's decision to request publication of C14N 1.1 as a Last Call 
> Working Draft and the notes as WG Notes was taken during a WG telcon 
> on 2006 December 6 whose minutes may be found at
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xml-core-wg/2006Dec/0006
> 
> A pre-announcement of the Last Call was made to the chairs list at:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/chairs/2006OctDec/0068
> 
> 
> SCHEDULE
> 
> We ask webreq/comm to publish these three documents on 20 December 2006.
> 
> We plan a long last call period for C14N 1.1 so that some working 
> groups that we expect to be chartered in Q1 2007 will have some
> time to review it.
> 
> 
> TITLE, ABSTRACT AND STATUS SECTIONS
> 
> Canonical XML 1.1
> =================
> 
> Abstract
> --------
> Canonical XML 1.1 is a revision to Canonical XML 1.0 to address issues 
> raised while producing the xml:id specification.
> 
> Any XML document is part of a set of XML documents that are logically 
> equivalent within an application context, but which vary in physical 
> representation based on syntactic changes permitted by XML 1.0 [XML] 
> and Namespaces in XML [Names]. This specification describes a method 
> for generating a physical representation, the canonical form, of an 
> XML document that accounts for the permissible changes. Except for 
> limitations regarding a few unusual cases, if two documents have the 
> same canonical form, then the two documents are logically equivalent 
> within the given application context. Note that two documents may have 
> differing canonical forms yet still be equivalent in a given context 
> based on application-specific equivalence rules for which no generalized
> XML specification could account.
> 
> Status of this document
> -----------------------
> This section describes the status of this document at 
> the time of its publication. Other documents may supersede 
> this document. A list of current W3C publications and the 
> latest revision of this technical report can be found in 
> the W3C technical reports index at http://www.w3.org/TR/.
> 
> This is a Last Call Working Draft for review by W3C Members 
> and other interested parties. Publication as a Working Draft 
> does not imply endorsement by the W3C Membership. This is a 
> draft document and may be updated, replaced or obsoleted by 
> other documents at any time. It is inappropriate to cite 
> this document as other than work in progress.
> 
> Public Last Call comments on this document are invited. 
> Comments on this document are due by 30 April 2007, but
> earlier comments are expressly solicited.  Comments should 
> be sent to www-xml-canonicalization-comments@w3.org 
> which is an automatically archived public email list.
> 
> This document has been produced by the W3C XML Core Working Group 
> as part of the W3C XML Activity. The authors of this document are 
> the members of the XML Core Working Group and invited experts from 
> the Digital Signature community.
> 
> This document was produced by a group operating under the 
> 5 February 2004 W3C Patent Policy. W3C maintains a public list 
> of any patent disclosures made in connection with the deliverables 
> of the group; that page also includes instructions for disclosing 
> a patent. An individual who has actual knowledge of a patent which 
> the individual believes contains Essential Claim(s) must disclose 
> the information in accordance with section 6 of the W3C Patent Policy.
> 
> 
> Known Issues with Canonical XML 1.0 (C14N/1.0)
> ==============================================
> 
> Abstract
> --------
> This technical note addresses some of the issues related to 
> inheritance of the XML attributes xml:base and xml:id and the 
> W3C Recommendation for Canonical XML Version 1.0 [C14N10] (Errata). 
> Shortcomings of C14N/1.0 are noted out and the use of a new 
> C14N/1.1 recommendation with the XML Digital Signature 1.0 
> Recommendation [XMLDSIG] is discussed.
> 
> Status of this Document
> -----------------------
> This section describes the status of this document at the 
> time of its publication. Other documents may supersede this 
> document. A list of current W3C publications and the latest 
> revision of this technical report can be found in the W3C 
> technical reports index at http://www.w3.org/TR/.
> 
> This is the W3C Working Group Note of "Known Issues with 
> Canonical XML 1.0 (C14N/1.0)", produced by the XML Core 
> Working Group, as part of the XML Activity. A companion note, 
> "XML Digital Signatures in the 2006 XML Environment" [XMLDSIG2006], 
> describes in further detail how a revised canonicalization 
> algorithm (C14N/1.1 or other) may be used with the current 
> XML-SIG/1.0 Specification.
> 
> Please send comments related to this document to 
> www-xml-canonicalization-comments@w3.org (public archive).
> 
> Publication as a Working Group Note does not imply endorsement 
> by the W3C Membership. This is a draft document and may be updated, 
> replaced or obsoleted by other documents at any time. It is 
> inappropriate to cite this document as other than work in progress.
> 
> This document was produced by a group operating under the 
> 5 February 2004 W3C Patent Policy. W3C maintains a public 
> list of any patent disclosures made in connection with the 
> deliverables of the group; that page also includes instructions 
> for disclosing a patent. An individual who has actual knowledge 
> of a patent which the individual believes contains Essential 
> Claim(s) must disclose the information in accordance with 
> section 6 of the W3C Patent Policy.
> 
> 
> Using XML Digital Signatures in the 2006 XML Environment
> ========================================================
> 
> Abstract
> --------
> This technical note describes how to use the XML Digital 
> Signature Recommendation [XMLDSIG] in a way consistent with 
> the present (fall 2006) XML environment. In particular, this 
> note takes into account the recent xml:id Version 1.0 [XMLID] 
> Recommendation, and work in progress towards a Canonical XML 
> Version 1.1 [C14N11] Recommendation.
> 
> This note suggests constraints on the use of XML Signature, 
> and relies on extension points present in the XML Digital 
> Signature Recommendation. This note does not override any 
> aspect of that Recommendation.
> 
> Status of this Document
> -----------------------
> This section describes the status of this document at the 
> time of its publication. Other documents may supersede this 
> document. A list of current W3C publications and the latest 
> revision of this technical report can be found in the W3C 
> technical reports index at http://www.w3.org/TR/.
> 
> This document was developed by the XML Core Working Group, 
> as part of the XML Activity. A companion Note, "Known Issues 
> with Canonical XML 1.0 (C14N/1.0)" [C14NNOTE], discusses in 
> detail some of the issues related to the inheritance of certain 
> XML attributes and the Canonical XML Recommendation 1.0 [C14N10].
> 
> Please send comments related to this document to 
> www-xml-canonicalization-comments@w3.org (public archive).
> 
> Publication as a Working Group Note does not imply endorsement 
> by the W3C Membership. This is a draft document and may be updated, 
> replaced or obsoleted by other documents at any time. It is 
> inappropriate to cite this document as other than work in progress.
> 
> This document was produced by a group operating under the 
> 5 February 2004 W3C Patent Policy. W3C maintains a public 
> list of any patent disclosures made in connection with the 
> deliverables of the group; that page also includes instructions 
> for disclosing a patent. An individual who has actual knowledge 
> of a patent which the individual believes contains Essential 
> Claim(s) must disclose the information in accordance with 
> section 6 of the W3C Patent Policy.
> 
> 
> Paul Grosso and Norman Walsh, chairs of the XML Core WG. 
> 
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