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Re: PrefixList: whitespace or commas (Was: Notes on xml-exc-c14n rev 1.21)

From: Joseph Reagle <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2002 17:30:17 -0500
Message-Id: <200201142230.RAA24037@tux.w3.org>
To: merlin <merlin@baltimore.ie>
Cc: "John Boyer" <JBoyer@PureEdge.com>, w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org
On Friday 11 January 2002 17:23, merlin wrote:
> I objected (and still object) to the algorithm specifying an encoding for
> the namespaces parameter when logically it is just a set. I would rather
> the encoding be placed down in section 4 (editor's draft) where the
> algorithm URI and encoding when used with XLDSIG is described.

Done. I believe I now understand your objection. There's no need to specify 
how your implementation passes this structure around within itself; what is 
important is that the syntax be specified which is now done in sectino 4 
"new revision: 1.31".

> As for what encoding to use, I would advocate the encoding that XSLT
> already uses, which is whitespace separated namespace prefixes with
> #default to indicate the default namespace.

This is done too.


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