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Re: Identifiers for XSLT 2.0 and XPath 2.0 in XML Signature spec

From: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2007 16:23:21 +0200
To: Ed Simon <edsimon@xmlsec.com>
Cc: public-xmlsec-maintwg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070710142321.GF31669@raktajino.does-not-exist.org>

On 2007-07-10 10:22:16 -0400, Ed Simon wrote:

> The XML Signature spec indicates the identifiers for using XSLT
> 1.0 and XPath 1.0 as transforms. Should we not also include those
> for XSLT 2.0 and XPath 2.0 now that those are released (and will
> generally be more commonly used now)? Or is that something for
> v2.0 of XML Signature?

> FYI, I'm having vague recollections that fundamental changes to
> the nature of XPath between XPath 1.0 and XPath 2.0 may affect
> the text we have in the XML Signature spec re XPath. I will
> continue to contemplate this.

I'd suggest that that's beyond what we need to do.  Since, as far as
dsig-core is concerned, we're really operating under a "minimal
changes" charter, I'd suggest we document and defer.

(That said, it might be worth writing a note that initially defines
some URIs.)

Thomas Roessler, W3C  <tlr@w3.org>
Received on Tuesday, 10 July 2007 14:25:35 UTC

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