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RE: Transition Request: CR Request for C14N 1.1

From: Grosso, Paul <pgrosso@ptc.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2007 17:58:33 -0400
Message-ID: <CF83BAA719FD2C439D25CBB1C9D1D30207B1F050@HQ-MAIL4.ptcnet.ptc.com>
To: <steve@w3.org>
Cc: <public-xml-core-wg@w3.org>

Steve, Henry,

Henry was working on a time slot for the call.  I
expect to be free Friday morning.

On the other hand, I'm happy to have a within-the-team 
call if that works for you and you don't expect any problems.

paul

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Bratt [mailto:steve@w3.org] 
> Sent: Monday, 2007 June 11 16:50
> To: Grosso, Paul
> Cc: timbl@w3.org; public-xml-core-wg@w3.org; webreq@w3.org; 
> chairs@w3.org; w3t-comm@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Transition Request: CR Request for C14N 1.1
> 
> Hi Paul,
> 
> Thanks for this.  Everything looks in good order.  We would 
> need only a short call.  I could also do a "call" within the 
> Team, if your time is short.  Let me know what you would 
> like. I'm pretty free this Friday, and Monday afternoon ET.
> 
> Steve
> 
> On 6/11/2007 4:35 PM, Grosso, Paul wrote:
> > The XML Core WG requests publication of 
> >   Canonical XML 1.1
> > available at
> > http://www.w3.org/XML/Group/2007/05/CR-xml-c14n11-20070509.htm
> > as a Candidate Recommendation.  
> > 
> > The URL cited above is for the most recent Member-only 
> > version of the specification as of 9 May 2006 but 
> > dated 21 June 2007 in anticipation of publication then.  
> > 
> > That file is set up to be published by moving it to
> > http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/CR-xml-c14n11-20070621.html  
> > 
> > C14N 1.0 was published as a Recommendation on 15 March 2001 at
> > http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-xml-c14n-20010315.html
> > 
> > The C14N 1.1 specification was published on 20 December 2006
> > at http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-xml-c14n11-20061220/
> > as a Last Call Specification.  
> > 
> > The Last Call comments have been considered and resolved, 
> > and a notification of the fact sent to every commenter.  
> > The document being sent to CR contains the changes that 
> > were made to accommodate these comments.
> > 
> > There is a Disposition of Comments outlining the status at
> > http://www.w3.org/XML/2007/05/c14n11-wd-doc.htm
> > 
> > There are no outstanding objections to our resolution of
> > comments.
> > 
> > A review version showing the differences between C14N 1.0 is at
> > http://www.w3.org/XML/2007/05/CR-xml-c14n11-20070509-diff.htm
> > 
> > The WG's decision to request publication as a Candidate 
> > Recommendation was taken during our telcon on 2007 May 23
> > whose minutes may be found at
> > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xml-core-wg/2007May/0045
> > 
> > 
> > SCHEDULE
> > 
> > We propose a publication date of 2007 June 21.   
> > 
> > We propose that the CR period lasts from the date of publication
> > until 30 September 2007. 
> > 
> > 
> > EXIT CRITERIA
> > 
> > The XML Core Working Group will advance the specification 
> > to Proposed Recommendation when the following exit criteria 
> > have been met:
> > 
> >   * There are at least two interoperable implementations 
> >     of the specification.
> > 
> >   * A minimum of three months of the CR period must have elapsed.
> > 
> > 
> > PRELIMINARY IMPLEMENTATION REPORT
> > 
> > There is no preliminary Implementation Report.
> > 
> > 
> > PROPOSED CR 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 related to inheritance of attributes in the XML namespace 
> > when canonicalizing document subsets, including the requirement 
> > not to inherit xml:id, and to treat xml:base URI path processing 
> > properly.
> > 
> > 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.
> > 
> > Canonical XML 1.1 is applicable to XML 1.0 and defined in 
> terms of the 
> > XPath 1.0 data model. It is not defined for XML 1.1.
> > 
> > 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/.
> > 
> > Publication as a Candidate Recommendation 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.
> > 
> > Candidate Recommendation comments on this document are invited. 
> > Comments on this document are due by 30 September 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. At this time, there is no 
> implementation 
> > report. A review version with differences between the 1.0 version 
> > highlighted is available.
> > 
> > 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 
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> > 
> > The English version of this specification is the only 
> normative version.
> > 
> > 
> > Paul Grosso and Norman Walsh, chairs of the XML Core WG. 
> 
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