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From: Gregor Karlinger <gregor.karlinger@iaik.at>
Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2000 14:57:40 +0200
To: "XMLSigWG" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>, "John Boyer" <jboyer@PureEdge.com>
Message-ID: <NDBBIMACDKCOPBLEJCCDOENHCKAA.gregor.karlinger@iaik.at>
Hi John,

In section 2.1 there are listed the requirements for an XML
processor to be used to create a node set:

 3. replace CDATA sections with their character content

I am not sure, but I don't think this is standard behaviour of
the widespread XML parser implementations. 

Wouldn't it be better to skip this requirement and instead 
add a sencence to the explanation how to serialize Text nodes
in section 2.2?

The XPath data model also mentions CDATA sections in the 
explanation of the data model [1].

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath#section-Text-Nodes

Regards, Gregor
Gregor Karlinger
Phone +43 316 873 5541
Institute for Applied Information Processing and Communications
Received on Wednesday, 13 September 2000 08:56:54 UTC

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