[XML-SIG] Future plans
Thomas B. Passin
Thu, 6 Jan 2000 22:31:20 -0500
Lars Marius Garshol wrote:
> * Andrew M. Kuchling
> | Some things to do:
> | * I propose dropping the wstrop and xmlarch code from the CVS
> | tree: wstrop because Python 1.6 will have built-in Unicode
> | support of some strip, and xmlarch because architectual forms
> | are fairly rarely used, and don't need to be in the core.
> I agree that wstrop should be dropped.
> | * What about namespace support in SAX -- what's the status of SAX2?
> SAX2 will have namespace support, but the actual form of it is
> uncertain at the moment. I've also been thinking that we may want
> qualified names to be represented as tuples, either
> (namespace name (URI), localpart (element type name), prefix)
> (namespace name (URI), localpart (element type name))
I think we should follow the lead of Megginson and the XML-DEV discussions
on whether there should be a separate prefix part - I personally think there
should be, but let's follow what they end up with on this. Yes, tuples seem
to be the perfect way to do qualified names, no matter how the others want
to do them for Java or C++.
> --Lars M.