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RE: Fwd: Moving exc-c14n forward: your response is needed!

From: Jonathan Marsh <jmarsh@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 15:28:28 -0700
Message-ID: <330564469BFEC046B84E591EB3D4D59C05C06092@red-msg-08.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: <reagle@w3.org>, "Martin Duerst" <duerst@w3.org>, <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>, "Philippe Le Hegaret" <plh@w3.org>
Cc: <w3c-i18n-wg@w3.org>, <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
No, parent means immediate parent.  To determine the base URI of the
parent, you recursively apply the rules.  An intermediate ancestor may
have an xml:base attribute on it. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joseph Reagle [mailto:reagle@w3.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 24, 2002 10:51 AM
> To: Jonathan Marsh; Martin Duerst; Misha.Wolf@reuters.com; Philippe Le
> Hegaret
> Cc: w3c-i18n-wg@w3.org; w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org; xml-dist-app@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Fwd: Moving exc-c14n forward: your response is needed!
> 
> On Monday 22 April 2002 16:38, Jonathan Marsh wrote:
> > > ... the question is whether
> > > xml:base="" means 'the current document is the base' or it means
> > > 'don't change the base you have', or it is undefined.
> >
> > xml:base="" means don't change the base you have.  An empty string
is
> > treated as any other relative URI.
> 
> Thanks for the clarification. As an aside, when the XML Base
> specifications
> refers to "parent" [1] it means "ancestor", right?
> 
> 
> <GrandParent>
> <GrandParent>
> <GrandParent>
> 
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlbase/#granularity
> The base URI of an element is:
> 
> 1. the base URI specified by an xml:base attribute on the element, if
one
> exists, otherwise
> 2. the base URI of the element's parent element within the document or
> external entity, if one exists, otherwise
> 3. the base URI of the document entity or external entity containing
the
> element.
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