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Re: Typo in xml-id spec; canonicalization?

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 4 May 2005 10:15:02 +0200
Message-ID: <743242317.20050504101502@w3.org>
To: Webb Roberts <webb.roberts@gtri.gatech.edu>
Cc: public-xml-id@w3.org

On Tuesday, May 3, 2005, 11:54:43 PM, Webb wrote:

WR> "XML Schema authors are encouraged to use xml:id attributes
WR> exclusively in to indicate element identifiers."

WR> I'm unsure of the status of xml:id with respect to the
WR> canonicalization spec.  I'm expecting resistance in introducing
WR> xml:id into upcoming vocabularies due to the conflict.  Our domain
WR> is definitely concerned with XML signatures, so it's not something
WR> that can be ignored.   Any advice?

The type of canonicalization that is used in signatures does not have
the problem that gave a conflict with all non-inherited xml:*
attributes. So i doubt there would be any resistance, myself.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
Received on Wednesday, 4 May 2005 08:15:10 UTC

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