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Question: Transform Nodeset Input

From: Christian Geuer-Pollmann <geuer-pollmann@nue.et-inf.uni-siegen.de>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2001 16:37:16 +0200
To: w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org
Message-ID: <165024027.996597436@clouseau>
Hi all,

Question: "The Reference Processing Model" [1] describes that if the data 
object is an octet stream and the next transform requires a node-set, the 
octet stream has to be parsed and converted to an XPath node set.

What exactly does this mean?

If I reference an octet stream which is an XML document, I have to parse 
it. After this step, do I  apply "(//. | //@* | //namespace::*)" to the 
Document to get the node set so that it contains all nodes in the Document 
or does the node set contain only the Document Node?


[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xmldsig-core/#sec-ReferenceProcessingModel
Received on Tuesday, 31 July 2001 10:41:52 UTC

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