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This draft is a work item of the XML Digital Signatures Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: Exclusive XML Canonicalization, Version 1.0
	Author(s)	: J. Boyer, D. Eastlake, J. Reagle
	Filename	: draft-ietf-xmldsig-xc14n-00.txt
	Pages		: 17
	Date		: 13-Aug-02
	
Canonical XML [XML-C14N] specifies a standard serialization of XML
that, when applied to a subdocument, includes the subdocument's
ancestor context including all of the namespace declarations and
attributes in the 'xml:' namespace. However, some applications
require a method which, to the extent practical, excludes ancestor
context from a canonicalized subdocument. For example, one might
require a digital signature over an XML payload (subdocument) in an
XML message that will not break when that subdocument is removed from
its original message and/or inserted into a different context.  This
requirement is satisfied by Exclusive XML Canonicalization.

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