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RE: Exclusive C14N Error: Using #default in NMTOKENS

From: Gregor Karlinger <gregor.karlinger@iaik.at>
Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2002 08:54:13 +0100
To: "'John Boyer'" <JBoyer@PureEdge.com>
Cc: <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <031201c29cfc$b15e3cb0$c941fea9@iktboard.local>
I agree with Joseph that we should fix the DTD rather than changing
the name "#default" since this influences already existing implemen-
tations of EC14N.

Liebe Gruesse/Regards,
Gregor Karlinger
          

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:w3c-ietf-xmldsig-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of John Boyer
> Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 2002 6:57 PM
> To: w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org
> Subject: Exclusive C14N Error: Using #default in NMTOKENS
> 
> 
> 
> The PrefixList is defined to be of type NMTOKENS, but the # 
> character is not allowed according to the XML rule for NmToken.
> 
> This can be fixed in one of two ways:
> 
> 1) Change from NMTOKENS to CDATA
> 
> 2) Change from # to :
> 
> The latter approach is reasonable because namespace prefixes 
> do not contain a colon.  This would allow us to keep the 
> NMTOKENS content model.  However, according to Joseph Reagle, 
> the use of #default is designed to profile XSLT.
> 
> John Boyer, Ph.D.
> Senior Product Architect
> PureEdge Solutions Inc.
> 
> 


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