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Re: XML InfoSet and property value preservation

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2005 11:10:19 +0100
Message-ID: <437C570B.6020806@gmx.de>
To: Lukas Mathis <lukas.mathis@numcom.com>
CC: WebDav <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>

Lukas Mathis wrote:
>>     Clients putting sub-elements into properties should 
>> accept that the server will likely parse those elements, 
>> potentially storing that into some normative form, then 
>> re-render that into XML when asked for it later, and that 
>> semantically equivalent but byte-for-byte different data may 
>> come back.  I think forcing a server author to care about 
>> preserving the original XML rendering at all is a bad idea.
> 
> I agree with that. It's XML, and it should be treated as such. If the client wants it be treated as text, it must but it in a CDATA section.

I agree with that too. As a matter of fact, I don't think anybody 
disagrees here.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 17 November 2005 10:11:11 GMT

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