[xmlsec] Xml exclusive c14n

Aleksey Sanin aleksey at aleksey.com
Mon Feb 23 10:16:10 PST 2015

Curious if lxml passes the W3C test suite for the cannonicalization :)


On 2/23/15 10:14 AM, Alex Boese wrote:
> I was noticing that exclusive canonicalization seems to differ between the lxml and xmlsec implementations. In my observations, if I exclusive c14n an entire xml document utilizing the lxml, namespaces that are unused are completely dropped. With xmlsec, if I do the same, they remain. 
> By unused, I'm meaning a namespace with prefix that has no matching prefixed tags in children tags.
> Is this deliberate behavior? If so, why the difference?
> -Alex
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