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Removal of XML/Schema Validation Transforms

From: Joseph Reagle <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2001 16:28:52 -0400
To: dsig <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Cc: Eastlake <dee3@torque.pothole.com>, Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@Baltimore.com>
Message-Id: <20010928202852.E9A1087414@policy.w3.org>

Given the noted immaturity [1,2] of the XML Schema validation transform 
that was included prior to PR, the absense of a transform for XML1.0 
validation, and the lack of immediate plans for implementation and ability 
to do interop testing [3], the proposed text for XML validation transforms 
has been moved from the XML-DSIG [4] spec to a new document [5]. I spoke 
informally with TimBL (W3C Director) about this, and will add the 
advancement of this new document to Recommendation as a deliverable (along 
with Exclusive Canonicalization) during our next re-chartering. XML-DSIG 
*has* been clarified to state the default processing and serializaiton 
within the Transform processing model is well-formed and XML 
Canonicalization respectively. [6]

[4] http://www.w3.org/Signature/Drafts/xmldsig-core/Overview.html
[5] http://www.w3.org/Signature/Drafts/xmldsig-transform-xml-validation.html
[[I will be on Holiday October 4-11 2001]]

Joseph Reagle Jr.                 http://www.w3.org/People/Reagle/
W3C Policy Analyst                mailto:reagle@w3.org
IETF/W3C XML-Signature Co-Chair   http://www.w3.org/Signature
W3C XML Encryption Chair          http://www.w3.org/Encryption/2001/
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