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- From: "Box, Don" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: "'Simon St.Laurent'" <email@example.com>, XML-Dev Mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2000 13:08:20 -0800
Title: RE: Canonicalized Schemas
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Simon St.Laurent [mailto:email@example.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.