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Updated XML Encryption 1.1 to remove normative self reference, to resolve LC-2541

From: <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2011 13:37:02 +0000
To: <tlr@w3.org>
CC: <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>, <public-xmlsec@w3.org>
Message-ID: <AFEBD481-C527-4B8F-A013-143111FF5BB8@nokia.com>
Per the discussion on our last teleconference and on the list, I have changed "[XMLENC-CORE1]" to "(XMLENC-CORE1, this document)" in the media type section of XML Encryption 1.1  to avoid generating normative self reference.

This should  resolve LC-2541

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch
Nokia



On Aug 16, 2011, at 1:49 PM, ext Thomas Roessler wrote:

> then go for it
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> Thomas Roessler, W3C  <tlr@w3.org>  (@roessler)
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> On 2011-08-16, at 19:11 +0200, <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com> wrote:
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>> The least work to remove the self reference would be to do what I suggest here. Keeps it fairly easy if you want to reinstall the reference in a stand-alone request later (if you use ReSpec)
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>> regards, Frederick
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>> Frederick Hirsch
>> Nokia
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>> On Aug 16, 2011, at 12:32 PM, ext Thomas Roessler wrote:
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>>> On 2011-08-16, at 17:36 +0200, <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com> wrote:
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>>>> Thomas, all
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>>>> I think it is a very confusing policy to embed a registration document within another document as the references for the two become intermixed and formatting becomes that of the enclosing document etc
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>>>> That said, the XML Encryption 1.1 media type section contains many references that are now listed in the references of the enclosing document. I think we should keep it that way to simplify maintenance of references (also that is where you'd expect to find document references as a reader).
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>>> It's fine with me to keep the registration's references in the enclosing document.  I can fix this effect when the registration request gets submitted.
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>>>> There are also a number of references to XML Encryption 1.1, the enclosing document.
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>>>> Putting each inline and attempting to maintain it would be a mistake.
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>>>> Thus I think we should go with another approach mentioned on the call today, and change each reference in this section to XML Encryption 1.1 to be the text
>>>> "XMLENC-CORE1 (this document)" instead of [XMLENC-CORE1]. This should be clear within the context of the enclosing document and similar to the reference that would be used in a separate media type submission request. No corresponding reference will be included in the list of references.
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>>> No strong opinion either way on my side  this is the level of detail where I'd be happy to make the decision based on whatever is less work.
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