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XML Core WG Status and Open Actions as of 2007 October 15

From: Grosso, Paul <pgrosso@ptc.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 16:30:06 -0400
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The XML Core WG telcons are every other week.

Our next telcon will be October 24.

Status and open actions

C14N 1.1
The C14N 1.1 Candidate Recommendation is published at

Interoperability testing was performed on 27 September.  
A report of the outcome is at:

Regarding the change from 1.0 to 1.1 highlighted in
we will revert to 1.0 wording.

Regarding point 2 of the interoperability email, it sounds like
the issue is explained well in the email.  Glenn will try to
propose some wording to the XML Core list.

ACTION to Glenn:  Propose some new wording to address point 2
of the interoperability testing feedback email.

Point 3 complains about appendix A being too difficult to 
understand, partly because it uses 3986 language which is
also hard to understand.

ACTION to Konrad:  Send us pointers to suggestions for rewriting
appendix A.

One such pointer is 

The latest HRRI draft was published as an ID on May 14 at

The most recent editor's draft is at

Henry sent email to I18N Core suggesting our LEIRI solution at

Martin recently replied at
pointing to a new IRI draft at 
that contains a first pass defining LEIRIs.

ACTION to Norm, Richard, and others:  Review Martin's draft LEIRI text.

XML 1.0/1.1
The following XML PE are in countdown until next telcon:

PE156 Inclusion of external entities 
PE157 UTF-16 and Byte Order Mark 
PE158 UTF-8 BOM 
PE159 No < in Attribute Values 

for further details


Henry/Richard discussed the test suite issues raised by Frans Englich:

Richard reports that the 2005 issue has been resolved in the latest

The one from 2006, character references with numbers with dozens 
of digits, may not be. 

ACTION: Richard to construct a test case for these issues.

XML 1.1 deployment
Discussion continues.
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