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which infoset is used for c14n?

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2000 23:30:23 -0600
Message-ID: <38C09F6F.537EE48@w3.org>
To: www-xml-canonicalization-comments@w3.org
CC: Kay Michael <Michael.Kay@icl.com>
The definite description "XML document's information set" in
	"For the purposes of this specification, the information in
         an XML document is that described by the XML
         Information Set Specification [Infoset]. The canonical
         form of an XML document, which is itself an XML
         document, also has an information set. This section
         describes what portion of an XML document's
         information set is included in that of its canonical form."
	-- http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/WD-xml-c14n-20000119

is ill-formed: it assumes each XML document has exactly one
information set. Not so:

	"For any given XML document, there are a number of corresponding
         information sets ..."

	-- http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/WD-xml-infoset-19991220

I still think this is awkward and counterproductive; I suggest
we re-consider along the lines suggested in:

	Relationship or Canonical XML to the InfoSet
	From: Kay Michael (Michael.Kay@icl.com)
	Date: Mon, Jan 24 2000 


Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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