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Re: again, canonicalization, and adoption

From: Daniel Veillard <veillard@redhat.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2005 15:34:26 -0400
To: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Cc: Paul Grosso <pgrosso@ptc.com>, "'Webb Roberts'" <webb.roberts@gtri.gatech.edu>, Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM, public-xml-id@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050825193426.GD5760@redhat.com>

On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 02:52:10PM -0400, Elliotte Harold wrote:
> >But insofar as an existing C14N implementation will not
> >work properly with xml:base and xml:id, there doesn't
> >seem to be any easy way to address this other than
> >not using xml:base and xml:id or not using the C14N
> >implementations that have this problem.  
> It's not the implementations that have this problem. It's the spec. All 
> conformant implementations have this problem.

  I will double check with Aleksey Sanin, but it is clear that
those conflict can be detected trivially by c14n implementations,
and I expect to patch libxml2 to raise a non-fatal error when such xml:id
propagation occurs within c14n. If people use an up-to-date toolkit
then I would expct this problem to be raised at runtime.


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