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Re: WG Last Call on C14N (and attribute value escaping)

From: Joseph M. Reagle Jr. <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2000 15:49:07 -0400
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To: "David Blondeau" <blondeau@intalio.com>
Cc: "IETF/W3C XML-DSig WG" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>, "Anli Shundi" <anli.shundi@nue.et-inf.uni-siegen.de>, "Martin J. Duerst" <duerst@w3.org>, "John Boyer" <jboyer@PureEdge.com>, <kent@trl.ibm.co.jp>, <Petteri.Stenius@done360.com>
At 10:54 2000-07-06 -0700, David Blondeau wrote:
 >> However, I'm unclear about not also including /+ all closing angle
 >> (>) are replaced by &gt; +/ and about normalizing single-quote characters
 >> (') with "&apos;"...
 >If you look at the XML 1.0 rule #10 AttValue, the closing angle bracket (>)
 >is not a forbidden character so there is no need to escape it. In the same
 >way, since we use double quotes (") for opening and closing the attribute
 >value, with the same rule, we do not need to escape the single-quote (').

Good, I'll add the fragment "all open angle brackets (<) with &lt;," to the
namespace and attribute nodes text in the version I publish on Monday.

Joseph Reagle Jr.   
W3C Policy Analyst                mailto:reagle@w3.org
IETF/W3C XML-Signature Co-Chair   http://www.w3.org/People/Reagle/
Received on Thursday, 6 July 2000 15:55:57 UTC

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