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RE: Whitespace

From: Christian Geuer-Pollmann <geuer-pollmann@nue.et-inf.uni-siegen.de>
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2002 12:54:35 +0100
To: Brian LaMacchia <bal@microsoft.com>, reagle@w3.org
Cc: w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org
Message-id: <1522760668.1010840075@crypto>
--On Freitag, 11. Januar 2002 17:30 -0800 Brian LaMacchia 
<bal@microsoft.com> wrote:

> 3) If we were going to put the attribute anywhere, then I believe
> Joseph's comment is correct that it would be more appropriate for the
> attribute to go on ext:Foo.  (Notice that since dsig:Object does not
> itself have any significant semantic beyond a mere container, it is the
> case that in fact doing it this way (on ext:foo) is fully equivalently
> expressive.)

I agree with Brian about that this is a good solution if the schema is 
_not_ tweaked.

I am no schema crack, but if the dsig schema cannot be overwritten in a way 
that an application re-defined a ds:Object to contain only Elements (so 
that xml:space would be important for direct ds:Object/text() children, 
then the application developer can put the xml:space='preserve' into every 
element child of the ds:Object:

<custom:Elem1 xml:space="preserve"> ... </custom:Elem1>

     <custom:Elem2 xml:space="preserve"> ... </custom:Elem2>
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