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Re: [Norman Walsh] Re: Test Case with xml-dsig

From: Richard Tobin <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2005 21:35:50 +0000 (GMT)
To: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>, Richard Tobin <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Cc: ht@inf.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson), John Boyer <JBoyer@PureEdge.com>, Joseph Reagle <reagle@mit.edu>, Gabe Wachob <gwachob@wachob.com>, public-xml-id@w3.org, w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org
Message-Id: <20050208213550.160CD1F3B08@macintosh.inf.ed.ac.uk>

> / Richard Tobin <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk> was heard to say:
> | Canonical XML also suggests making *all* URIs in the document
> | absolute.

> That seems impossible in the general case.

Presumably that's why they say the application should do it, rather
than the canonicalization process.  But it is of course a fallacy to
assume that there is always some one application that fully
understands a document.

-- Richard
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