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   RE: Canonicalized Schemas

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  • From: "Box, Don" <dbox@develop.com>
  • To: "'Simon St.Laurent'" <simonstl@simonstl.com>, XML-Dev Mailing list <xml-dev@xml.org>
  • Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2000 13:08:20 -0800

Title: RE: Canonicalized Schemas

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Simon St.Laurent [mailto:simonstl@simonstl.com]
> Sent: Friday, March 10, 2000 6:45 AM
> To: XML-Dev Mailing list
> Subject: Canonicalized Schemas
> Is it possible to transform an XML Schema into Canonical XML
> and still be
> able to use the Schema?
> It seems to me that it isn't, unless the application has some
> other kind of
> access to the namespace prefix-URI mappings that are discarded by
> Canonicalization (c14n).  The prefixes will live on in the attribute
> values, but the prefix-URI mapping will disappear.

This means that the canonicalization would need to take into account the QName datatype and normalize those values along with the namespace decls.



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