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Re: Section 4.3.3 (empty URI)

From: Joseph M. Reagle Jr. <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2000 14:50:02 -0400
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To: Kevin Regan <kevinr@valicert.com>
Cc: w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org
Agreed.

At 11:31 7/18/00 -0700, Kevin Regan wrote:
 >
 >The spec states (4.3.3):
 >
 >  Note that a null URI (URI="") is permitted and identifies the XML
 >  document that the reference is contained within (the **root element**).
 >
 >However, shouldn't this be "root node" instead?  It seems that the
 >XML C14N distinguishes "root node" (XML Document containing comments,
 >PIs, and the "document element") from "document element" (the first
 >or "root" element of the document).  The above line might be confusing...
 >
 >--Kevin
 >
 >

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