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Dare Obasanjo wrote:
> Most real world applications use an abstraction of XML that
> is more akin to a subset of the XPath data model (elements,
> attributes, and text nodes).

I agree with this.  In particular, XML DSIG and XML-Encryption are based 
on the XPath model.  Since I think signatures and encryption are crucial 
to the deployment of web services, and since I think it'll be a cold day 
in h... before the security folks get together to revise those specs to 
use the Infoset model, I tend to view SOAP 1.2 and its ilk as more DOA 
than SOA.
Rich Salz, Chief Security Architect
DataPower Technology                           http://www.datapower.com
XS40 XML Security Gateway   http://www.datapower.com/products/xs40.html
XML Security Overview  http://www.datapower.com/xmldev/xmlsecurity.html


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