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Re: DRAFT #1: Transition Request: CR Request for C14N 1.1 (Appendix)

From: Konrad Lanz <Konrad.Lanz@iaik.tugraz.at>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 23:00:58 +0100
Message-ID: <476AE61A.3060301@iaik.tugraz.at>
To: "Grosso, Paul" <pgrosso@ptc.com>, www-xml-canonicalization-comments@w3.org
Paul,

Grosso, Paul wrote:
> Konrad,
>
> At
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-xml-canonicalization-comments/2007Jun/0000
>  you sent a copy of this message to the C14N 1.1 comment list.
>
> As you know, our current plan is to remove the algorithm from
> Appendix A, augment the prose in section 3.2 accordingly, and replace
> Appendix A with a list of test cases that the implementors found
> helpful during the CR period.
>
> For the purposes of the Disposition of Comments, do you accept this
> resolution of your comment?
>
Yes, I do accept this resolution.

Konrad Lanz

> Please reply to the www-xml-canonicalization-comments@w3.org as soon
> as feasible so that we can complete our DoC.
>
> thanks,
>
> paul
>
> Paul Grosso for the XML Core WG
>
>
>
>> -----Original Message----- From: Konrad Lanz
>> [mailto:Konrad.Lanz@iaik.tugraz.at] Sent: Saturday, 2007 May 26
>> 21:05 To: Grosso, Paul; Thomas Roessler; Frederick Hirsch Cc:
>> public-xml-core-wg; public-xmlsec-maintwg@w3.org Subject: Re: DRAFT
>> #1: Transition Request: CR Request for C14N 1.1 (Appendix)
>>
>> Hi Thomas, Paul and Frederick
>>
>> I actually found some time this weekend to make preparations for
>> C14n1.1 interoperability test and created two test implementations
>> (taking different approaches) for the modified remove_dot_segments
>>  function and identified several problems. (If someone is
>> interested in detail one can try the test cases in the attached
>> HTML file).
>>
>> However I think I was successful in addressing all of them and thus
>>  updated Appendix A in a manner that would deal with the issues.
>>
>> As I do not have a detailed enough knowledge about the processes in
>> W3C and I'm unsure weather it's a good time to bring this up now.
>> I'd like to ask how to proceed on this or if I shall rather wait
>> until the actual testing starts?
>>
>> Nevertheless I just wanted to let you know ASAP.
>>
>> Also please find a reworded version of the c14n11 Appendix
>> including several test cases in the attachment.
>>
>> Further in the concourse of these initial tests I also found a
>> potential ambiguity in the merge_path function in rfc3986
>> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3986#section-5.2.3
>>
>> Which says: " i.e., excluding any characters after the right-most
>> "/" in the base URI path"
>>
>> However I don't think this applies if a base URI has two trailing
>> dots (assuming the optional normalization mentioned in the second
>> paragraph of http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3986#section-5.2.1 was
>> not performed).
>>
>> So I'm unsure what would happen to an inherited xml:base URI
>> reference of the form "../.." to be joined with a URI reference of
>> the form "..". For the least surprising output I would bet on
>> "../../../" as an output and I think this would also deserve a
>> mention in section 2.4 of C14n 1.1 .
>>
>> Again I'm also unsure if the timing is good to bring this up ...
>>
>> I'm looking forward to your responses ...
>>
>> regards Konrad
>>
>>
>> Konrad Lanz schrieb:
>>
>>> Henry S. Thompson schrieb:
>>>
>>>> [...]
>>>>
>>>>> A review version showing the differences between C14N 1.0 is
>>>>> at
>>>>> http://www.w3.org/XML/2007/05/CR-xml-c14n11-20070509-diff.htm
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>> The diff looks funny in the appendix as it is intermixed with the
>>>  removed Acknowledgements. Is there a way to make this more
>>> readable ...
>>>
>>> Konrad
>>>
>>>
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>>
>>


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