[XML-SIG] Anything else to go in?

Andrew M. Kuchling akuchlin@cnri.reston.va.us
Fri, 16 Oct 1998 17:37:48 -0400 (EDT)

Ken MacLeod writes:
><!-- Lightweight Distributed Objects XML Serialization DTD V0.1 --> 
>     `ref' attribute of the `ref' element.  `dictionary', `list' and
>     `value' elements support a `type' attribute to declare the type
>     or class of the object.  `value' elements have an `encoding'

	This DTD looks simple to implement, requiring just a bunch of
changes to the existing marshal.py.  However, I'd like to make the
data structure -> LDO -> data structure transformation not lose any
information, so I'd like to agree on certain coventional values for
the 'type' attribute, such as integer, float, 'tuple' for the list
element, etc.  Do you think it's possible to nail that down now, or is
it premature?

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