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RE: The changing DSIG name space

From: Petteri Stenius <Petteri.Stenius@done360.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 18:57:19 +0200
Message-ID: <CD0FF8F92CA8D311B9AB00105A14D557235E5F@server.remtec.fi>
To: w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org

As an implementor I think it's possible to create implementations that are
backwards compatible, even using namespaces specifying the version of the

A problem might appear if I wanted to declare a XML Schema for some XML
document to support XML Signature specifications from both September and
July. This I think is better solved in the way for example XSLT defines it,
by using a mandatory version attribute on the root stylesheet element.

What I'm pointing out is that even within the W3C specifications there are
parallel methods of defining the version of a specification or draft that is
being used.


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