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RE: Prefix rewriting considerations

From: Pratik Datta <pratik.datta@oracle.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 11:54:33 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <47883f45-e679-401c-99b5-1684faada4bf@default>
To: Scott Cantor <cantor.2@osu.edu>, Meiko Jensen <Meiko.Jensen@rub.de>, public-xmlsec@w3.org
Besides attributes, you also need to worry about QNames in content

e.g. if you have xsi:type="xsd:string"   what will you do with the xsd prefix ?


-----Original Message-----
From: Scott Cantor [mailto:cantor.2@osu.edu] 
Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2010 11:50 AM
To: Meiko Jensen; public-xmlsec@w3.org
Subject: RE: Prefix rewriting considerations

> continuing with today's discussion on prefix rewriting I wanted to bring
> up the prefix-free canonicalization we published last year (ACM SWS
> 2009). The approach basically consists in rewriting every XML element to
> a representation like this: <localname xmlns="namespace-uri"> This way,
> you don't need prefixes at all (besides for the attributes),

Isn't that a major caveat? If you still have to deal with them for
attributes anyway, what's the advantage?

-- Scott
Received on Tuesday, 13 April 2010 18:55:14 UTC

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