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Re: XML InfoSet and property value preservation

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2005 22:14:46 +0100
Message-ID: <437CF2C6.7020708@gmx.de>
To: Wilfredo Sánchez Vega <wsanchez@wsanchez.net>
CC: Lukas Mathis <lukas.mathis@numcom.com>, WebDav <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>

Wilfredo Sánchez Vega wrote:
> ...
>   I've done nothing other than ask my library to read the file and then 
> render it back out.  Note that the "L" prefix was not merely modified, 
> it was removed entirely.  Clearly the XML library I'm using here thinks 
> it's OK to rewrite the XML.  Is this a bug?

No, it's not a bug. There is no standard whatsoever about what an XML 
API needs to provide. I even wrote a similar one for Java myself.

But that doesn't mean that "generally", APIs do not provide this kind of 

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 17 November 2005 21:54:53 UTC

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