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RE: [xml-dev] repercussions

From: Paul Cotton <pcotton@microsoft.com>
Date: Sun, 4 Jan 2004 22:32:41 -0800
Message-ID: <33D970235519324D988AFFDE7EA2E24C92CA76@RED-MSG-41.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Tim Berners-Lee" <timbl@w3.org>, "David Orchard" <dorchard@bea.com>
Cc: <www-tag@w3.org>

I made this argument in favour of keeping QNames in the WS-Security spec
but it did not appear to sway many voters.

/paulc

Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-tag-request@w3.org [mailto:www-tag-request@w3.org] On Behalf
Of
> Tim Berners-Lee
> Sent: December 22, 2003 11:33 PM
> To: David Orchard
> Cc: www-tag@w3.org
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] repercussions
> 
> 
> While this removes a problem with Qnames, I weep for the mess it makes
> of files.
> 
> 
> 
> On Dec 20, 2003, at 15:09, David Orchard wrote:
> 
> >
> > I though the TAG would be interested in one stakeholders perspective
> > on the
> > utility of a particular TAG finding.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Dave
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Rich Salz [mailto:rsalz@datapower.com]
> > Sent: Saturday, December 20, 2003 5:12 AM
> > To: Simon St.Laurent
> > Cc: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> > Subject: Re: [xml-dev] repercussions
> >
> >
> >> It's good to confirm that issues derided as mere aesthetic blotches
> >> are
> >> capable of causing real problems for sophisticated tools - and
users.
> >
> > We just went through a fairly contentious telecon for WS-Security
that
> > decided to remove all QNAME's from the WSSE spec, replacing them
with
> > URI's.  The usual arguments against them took place; the main
counter-
> > balance against removing them was (unstated) installed base.  BTW,
the
> > recent TAG finding was taken as a strong argument against QNAME's in
> > content.
> > 	/r$
> >
> >  --
> > Rich Salz                  Chief Security Architect
> > DataPower Technology       http://www.datapower.com
> > XS40 XML Security Gateway
http://www.datapower.com/products/xs40.html
> > XML Security Overview
> > http://www.datapower.com/xmldev/xmlsecurity.html
> >
> >
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