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Fwd: XML InfoSet and property value preservation

From: Jim Whitehead <ejw@soe.ucsc.edu>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 09:33:39 -0800
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> From: "Lukas Mathis" <lukas.mathis@numcom.com>
> Date: November 15, 2005 11:53:39 PM PST
> To: <w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org>
> Subject: RE: XML InfoSet and property value preservation
>
>> Extreme option:  All InfoSet items MUST be preserved.  [This clearly
>> has the disadvantage of making existing implementations change their
>> code to comply, but has the advantage of simplicity and enforcing the
>> greatest consistency between servers.]
>
> Maybe I'm missing something, so I hope somebody can explain this to  
> me:
> Are you arguing about whether a server should preserve data which  
> has no
> specific semantic meaning (comments) or which could be changed to a
> semantic equivalent in XML (namespace prefixes)?
>
> Maybe I don't understand the issue well enough to comment on it,  
> but I'd
> tend to go with the last option - only require servers to preserve  
> that
> which is really needed by clients.
>
> Lukas
>
>
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