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RE: XML 1.1 Last Call Comments from the XSL WG

From: Mark Scardina <mark.scardina@oracle.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 11:35:32 -0700
To: "'John Cowan'" <jcowan@reutershealth.com>, "'Kay, Michael'" <Michael.Kay@softwareag.com>
Cc: "'Paul Grosso'" <pgrosso@arbortext.com>, <w3c-xsl-wg@w3.org>, <w3c-xml-core-wg@w3.org>, <www-xml-blueberry-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <002c01c24df8$86f0a060$a3b52382@mscardinlap>

Suppose my input document is a non-normalized 1.0 one, in your view does
an XSLT 1.1 compliant processor still normalize it,  is it permitted to
output a non-normalized result, or is it forced to throw an error?



Mark V. Scardina              Group Product Mgr & XML Evangelist
CORE & XML DEVELOPMENT GROUP  E-mail: Mark.Scardina@oracle.com
Web Site: http://otn.oracle.com/tech/xml/

|-----Original Message-----
|From: John Cowan [mailto:jcowan@reutershealth.com] 
|Sent: Tuesday, August 27, 2002 11:02 AM
|To: Kay, Michael
|Cc: Paul Grosso; Mark Scardina; w3c-xsl-wg@w3.org; 
|w3c-xml-core-wg@w3.org; www-xml-blueberry-comments@w3.org
|Subject: Re: XML 1.1 Last Call Comments from the XSL WG
|Kay, Michael scripsit:
|> Are you saying that normalization should be done when producing a 
|> final result tree from the intermediate result trees, or are you 
|> saying it should be done when serializing the final result tree?
|Either, but I meant the latter.
|The normalization constraints apply only to actual XML 
|documents used in
|interchange.   What a program does internally to itself is not 
|It is up to the XSL WG whether to require normalization 
|internally (but I personally recommend against it); what 
|matters is that when you generate an XML 1.1 document, you 
|ensure that it is normalized.
|He made the Legislature meet at one-horse       John Cowan
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|hardly nobody could get there and most of       
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