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Re: Typo in xml-id spec; canonicalization?

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 12:46:37 +0100
To: Webb Roberts <webb.roberts@gtri.gatech.edu>
Cc: public-xml-id@w3.org, Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Message-ID: <f5bd5rnqvz6.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

Webb Roberts writes:

> Elliotte Harold wrote:
>> Is there some reason you can't mandate exclusive XML canonicalization?
>
> It appears that deployed web services applications have too great a
> dependence on XML Canonicalization to mandate exclusive
> canonicalization.  So, it appears that we won't be able to deploy
> xml:id, unless something changes.

Please expand -- what sources did this information come from?  It
doesn't fit with what we've heard informally.

We agree that this is an important issue, and the more concrete
information we can find the more likely we are to make good progress.

ht
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