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Re: Namespace prefix undeclaring not being added to Namespace 1.0

From: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2009 15:29:42 -0400
Cc: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>, "public-xmlsec@w3.org" <public-xmlsec@w3.org>, "public-xml-core-wg@w3.org" <public-xml-core-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <4A52D4D4-65B4-4BB3-8B21-2BDD0A639065@nokia.com>
To: "ext Grosso, Paul" <pgrosso@ptc.com>

We discussed this general issue on our last call and reached the  
conclusion that we would not need to consider this functionality at  
this time, based on our previous coordination discussions on this topic.

We do not expect this XML Core decision to cause great concern. Thanks  
for the update on the status.

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch, Nokia
Chair XML Security WG

On Apr 22, 2009, at 2:22 PM, ext Grosso, Paul wrote:

> Frederick et al.,
> The XML Core WG is planning to issue a 3rd Edition
> of Namespaces in XML 1.0 (NS1.0), and we are closing
> some issues.
> It came to our attention that there may be some interest
> in the XML Security WG in the issue of namespace prefix
> undeclaring which is allowed in Namespaces in XML 1.1 (NS1.1)
> but not in NS1.0.  The XML Core WG considered the possibility
> of adding the namespace prefix undeclaration capability to
> NS1.0, but we came to the conclusion that that would be a
> new feature that we could not add by erratum.
> We have therefore decided that NS1.0 3rd Edition will
> continue to have no way to undeclare a prefix.
> If this decisions cause you great concern, please let
> us know.
> paul
> Paul Grosso for the XML Core WG
Received on Wednesday, 22 April 2009 19:30:42 UTC

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