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Re: New Version of XPath Filter

From: Aleksey Sanin <aleksey@aleksey.com>
Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2002 09:52:50 -0700
Message-ID: <3CB1CAE2.90408@aleksey.com>
To: reagle@w3.org
CC: w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org
I have few comments/questions:
    1) (minor) I spent some time figuring out that the following phrase
                "and the input node set I"
    is not the
                "and the input node set /"
    (italic 'I' looks similar to slash). I would suggest to use regular 
font instead.

    2) May be I missed this discussion, but I do not understand why we need
    to have S'. Seems to me that if the author of the expression wants 
to include
    ancesstors then he/she can do it by changing the expression. From my 
point of view,
    the transform should operate on the plain previous nodes set "I" and 
the new
    node set "S".

    3) I did not found any mention about what happens if the transform 
is applied to
    a document different from the one that has the signature. Does the 
    suppose to keep original document in memory or the transform simply 

Aleksey Sanin <aleksey@aleksey.com>

Joseph Reagle wrote:

>Merlin sent me a version of the specification integrated with his proposal 
>[1]. Please comment! ( The only thing I did was tweak some of the 
>formatting, and name it back to XPath Filter 2.0. I find it easier to 
>explain there's the 1.0 version in the spec, and this is the replacement. 
>But perhaps I am alone on this?)
>[1] http://www.w3.org/Signature/Drafts/xmldsig-xpath/
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