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interchange issue: empty properties vs. absent properties

From: Jonathan Marsh <jmarsh@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 24 May 2006 10:22:38 -0700
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The spec equates an empty property and an absent property.  I'm finding
a few places in the interchange format where Woden generates an empty
property, e.g. <elementDeclarations/>, while I simply omit this element.


Seems like the simplest solution would be to canonicalize such that
empty properties (which may be all empty elements with no attributes)
away - i.e. delete them during canonicalization.  Does that sound


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