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Re: normalization-form serialization option

From: Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 14:46:07 -0800
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To: public-xml-processing-model-comments@w3.org

On 11/29/07, Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk> wrote:
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> Norman Walsh writes:
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> > The serialization section includes a normalization-form parameter but
> > none of the steps that have the serialization options include a
> > normalization-form option. This is just an oversight, right?
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> Most (serialize, store, http-request) do, only escape-markup doesn't.
> I guess we need to ask Alex if there's a reason. . .
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You can't normalize because that's an encoding issue and
the content isn't encoded to a byte stream.

I've added a note that clarifies this.



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