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Re: SOAP Message Canonicalization

From: Rich Salz <rsalz@datapower.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2003 13:51:27 -0500
Message-ID: <3E1F162F.2000400@datapower.com>
To: Marc Hadley <marc.hadley@sun.com>
CC: Joseph Reagle <reagle@w3.org>, w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org

> Sounds like casting the soap-c14n spec as a transform is the best bet, 
> I'll modify it accordingly.

No, I disagree.  If you make it a URI then it is easy for XSLT folks to 
recognize that URI and call the built-in transform.  It is also easy for 
code-based folks to call their built-in subroutine. If you make it a 
transform, then both folks will have to do some serious work (e.g., 
canonicalize!) the transform to see if it's the special-case applies.

The simplest thing for all implementors is URI with non-normative 
transform as an appendix.
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