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Re: Poll (Was: Question for Implementors (Was: Schema Validation Transform))

From: merlin <merlin@baltimore.ie>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2001 14:39:51 +0100
To: reagle@w3.org
Cc: "XMLSigWG" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20010927133951.1E77B43BC2@yog-sothoth.ie.baltimore.com>

If delays would otherwise be incurred, I would vote for
moving the two new transforms to the auxillary algorithms
draft and clarifying in the spec how implicit parsing
should be performed (well formed?).

Merlin

r/reagle@w3.org/2001.09.19/17:38:42
>The immediate question facing us then is what to do with these parts of the 
>spec in the mean time? Please send your response (particularly from 
>implementors) by the end this week. Should we:
>
>1. Retain the sections [3] as is and wait for interop.
>2. Retain the sections  [3]in a modified form and argue they are merely 
>INFORMATIONAL. Neither transform requires much by way of a specified 
>feature. If we eliminated the porting of a schema as a child of the 
><Transform Algorithm="&schema;"/>, all we are doing is agreeing upon the 
>algorithm URI, and repeating what the XML and schema inputs/outputs to the 
>vaidation are from their own specs.
>2. Remove the sections (but continue to leave hints that schema and XML 
>validation should be treated as transforms).
>4. Remove the sections and place them in the Auxillary Algorithms draft?
>
>Whatever we do, we *might* have to bounce back down to a last call or CR 
>before going to REC for a few weeks, but I'm less concerned with that then 
>getting consensus on a good decision on our options above.


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