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Re: Canonical XML and xmlns:xml

From: Christian Geuer-Pollmann <geuer-pollmann@nue.et-inf.uni-siegen.de>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2001 20:50:10 +0100
To: reagle@w3.org, XML Signature WG <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Cc: John Boyer <jboyer@PureEdge.com>, Eric van der Vlist <vdv@dyomedea.com>, Joseph Kesselman <Joseph_Kesselman@lotus.com>, Philippe Le Hégaret <plh@w3.org>, Rich Salz <rsalz@zolera.com>
Message-ID: <1871863555.1006894210@pinkpanther>
--On Dienstag, 27. November 2001 14:32 -0500 Joseph Reagle <reagle@w3.org> 
wrote:

>> At the moment, I don't know whether this makes sense or causes problems.
>> Do you have some thoughts about that?
>
> Regardless of what is happening in XPath/DOM, I believe Canonicalization
> allows us to ignore it [2] regardless, right?
>
> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-xml-c14n-20010315#ProcessingModel
>   Element Nodes- ... Namespace Axis-...To finish processing L, simply
>   process every namespace node in L, except omit namespace node with local
>   name xml, which defines the xml prefix, if its string value is
>   http://www.w3.org/XML/1998/namespace.

Hm, it would be good to read the spec from time to time again ;-)) I simply 
did ignore that sentence cause I had no problem with that till now. I'll 
add a fix for that.

Christian
Received on Tuesday, 27 November 2001 14:47:33 GMT

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