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Re: C14N isn't widely used?

From: Tim Bray <Tim.Bray@Sun.COM>
Date: Thu, 03 Mar 2005 10:07:43 -0800
To: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org, Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>, Rich Salz <rsalz@datapower.com>
Message-id: <a531bcb781a4a5e63746b1967a25e70a@sun.com>

On Feb 24, 2005, at 1:46 PM, Elliotte Harold wrote:

>> I don't know of any XML signature library that implements c14n 
>> without also implementing exc-c14n.
>
> They're not exactly signature libraries, (There are uses for 
> canonicalization other than signatures, after all. I use it for 
> conformance testing) but XOM 1.0 and genx 1.0 implement canonical XML 
> but not exclusive canonical XML. XOM 1.1 will add support for 
> exclusive canonical XML.

I really must go back and ascertain what work would be involved in 
making Genx do excl-c14n.  -Tim
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