Re: RDF C14N Inclusive or Exclusive

Yes, I expect it would be a pain to satisfy that requirement, but at the 
very least we should list it as an issue readers should be aware of.

On Monday 04 March 2002 10:42, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> > 1. In your email: should we emit a namespace for prefixes found in an
> > attribute value (or even element content?!).
> My take on that was that the rational intent of exclusive C14N was not to
> emit such a namespace.
> One reason is simply the difficulty of computing such a fact. If I had
> used an XSLT example with attribute values being XPath expressions then
> precisely which namespaces are being used there is non-trivial to tell. I
> suspect if one wanted to supported XSLT in the full, (including element
> content) then the question of which namespace prefixes were being
> (invisibly) used may even be Turing complete!
> I found the choices made in the two specs on this issue quite
> understandable.
> Jeremy


Joseph Reagle Jr.       
W3C Policy Analyst      
IETF/W3C XML-Signature Co-Chair
W3C XML Encryption Chair

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