Exclusive Canonicalization

Canonicalization of a subset of a XML Document

The subset is specified using a XPath expression.

  • xml:lang, xml:base, xml:space attributes declared on a parent element are re-declared on the subset's root element

  • Namespace declared on a parent element are handled as per inclusive canonicalization

  • Exclusive XML Canonicalization Version 1.0

Usage primarily for XML Security, create (XML) signatures for subsets of a document.