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Re: Attribute normalization

From: David Blondeau <blondeau@intalio.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2000 15:40:40 -0700
Message-ID: <018c01bfdd64$0f20d020$1101a8c0@aquarium>
To: "Kevin Regan" <kevinr@valicert.com>, "John Boyer" <jboyer@PureEdge.com>
Cc: <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Hi Kevin,
> So, it seems that only #x20 characters will be seen in attribute values.
> Why does the
> spec mention the other values (#xD, #xA, #x9)?

Because as said in the first point of 3.3.3
"--a character reference is processed by appending the referenced character
to the attribute value"
if you had &#xD; in an attribute value of your inital document, then the
processor would have dereferenced the character to #xD so when you serialize
it, you have a #xD character in atribute value.

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