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RE: comments on RFC2518bis-02, sec 13.16

From: Jason Crawford <nn683849@smallcue.com>
Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2002 09:12:19 -0400
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF878A6AA1.7278E0D1-ON85256C3C.0047833E@us.ibm.com>




On Sunday, 09/22/2002 at 12:24 ZE2, "Julian Reschke"
<nnjulian.reschke___at___gmx.de@smallcue.com> wrote:
> > From: w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
> > [mailto:w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Jason Crawford
> > Sent: Sunday, September 22, 2002 2:40 AM
> > To: Julian Reschke
> > Cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> > Subject: Re: comments on RFC2518bis-02, sec 13.16
> >
> >
> >
> > > 27) Section 13.16
> > >
> > > Remove
> > >
> > > "May contain additional elements not defined in this document."
> > >
> > > That's true for *all* XML in request/response bodies (also reccurs in
> > other
> > > places)
> >
> > It's also said in 13.17.  I'd say leave it.
>
> I think it's wrong. *All* XML elemens may be extended. If we only mention
it
> for specific element, people may read it saying that this is not the case
> anymore.

So how about adding "as with all XML elements"?   Or "as per [ref]"?
I just think it's a good idea to remind folks since they won't always be
aware
of this.  I believe there was even confusion on this list six months ago in
a
compatibility discussion involving the dav:source tag until this was
pointed
out.
Received on Sunday, 22 September 2002 09:23:10 GMT

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