RE: The changing DSIG name space

As an implementor I think it's possible to create implementations that are
backwards compatible, even using namespaces specifying the version of the

A problem might appear if I wanted to declare a XML Schema for some XML
document to support XML Signature specifications from both September and
July. This I think is better solved in the way for example XSLT defines it,
by using a mandatory version attribute on the root stylesheet element.

What I'm pointing out is that even within the W3C specifications there are
parallel methods of defining the version of a specification or draft that is
being used.


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Received on Friday, 19 January 2001 11:57:32 UTC