[xmlsec] XPATH and Visa 3D-secure specification

Rich Salz rsalz at datapower.com
Thu Sep 25 10:02:59 PDT 2003

>     [Definition: An *externally-determined ID* is a string, representing
>     an element identifier, whose value is determined by the application
>     through mechanisms outside the scope of this specification.]

Except that the start of section 3.2 says that the string must be an 
NCname.  The use of "string" in the quote above is a casual use. 
externally-determined ID's are barepointers, and barepointers must be 


Rich Salz, Chief Security Architect
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