Re: re-PROPOSAL: Errata text about XMLLiteral values and canonical XML

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Re: re-PROPOSAL: Errata text about XMLLiteral values and canonical XML

Ben Adida-2

> Section 5.5, step 9 reads in part "The value of the [XML literal] is a
> string created by serializing to text, all nodes that are descendants of
> the [current element], i.e., not including the element itself, and
> giving it a datatype of |rdf:XMLLiteral|."  Unfortunately, the
> requirements for such a serialized string are not completely clear when
> it comes to XML Namespaces.  For the avoidance of doubt, in future
> versions of the RDFa Syntax Recommendation, we expect to indicate that
> the value of the XML literal SHOULD be serialized Exclusive Canonical
> XML as defined in [XMLEXC14N].  We advise current implementations to
> start supporting this use model now, since other participants in their
> XML tool chain may expect consistent, canonical XML.

+1

-Ben