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Re: [fwd] xml canonicalization - proposition - elimination of element name from end tag (from: amolspatil@gmail.com)

From: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 10:44:08 -0400
Message-Id: <A2AC7D03-0163-49C1-BE8B-6CA40B050790@nokia.com>
Cc: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>, public-xmlsec@w3.org
To: ext Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>

Isn't the answer here that XML needs to remained well-formed, so no?

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch
Nokia



On Aug 15, 2008, at 7:36 AM, ext Thomas Roessler wrote:

>
> fyi, this came in as a comment on Canonical XML.
>
> FWIW, I'll make sure that public-xmlsec-comments gets subscribed to
> the comment mailing lists for all the specs that we are chartered to
> deal with, to make it easier to follow them all.
>
> Regards,
> --  
> Thomas Roessler, W3C  <tlr@w3.org>
>
>
>
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> Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2008 20:14:06 +0100
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> Can xml canonicalization further be extended to eliminate the need  
> of the
> name of the element in end tag / make it optional?
>
> Objective here is to reduce the size of overall xml content
>
> E.g.
> <RootElement>
> <FirstChildElement>
> <FirstChildOfFirstChildElement></>
> <SecondChildOfFirstChildElement></>
> </>
> <SecondChildElement></>
> </>
>
> There is a slight loss of readability here at the gain of reduced  
> content
> size.
>
> Thanks
>
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