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Subject: Re: [oiic-formation-discuss] Deliverable: odf-diff?
2008/6/21 Sander Marechal <firstname.lastname@example.org>: > I have a better idea: Perhaps the TC can come up with a spec to "normalize" > an ODF document? Then the geeks can use a standard XML diff tool (or maybe > even plain text diff) to spot differences between the normalized version. > > Such normalization tools already exist for e.g. RelaxNG schemes. It's very > hard to compare to RelaxNG schemes and tell if they're the same. But if you > normalize both RelaxNG schemes, you can use any standard diff tool to see > the differences. Added to the issues at http://sites.google.com/a/odfiic.org/tc/issues Give us an idea of what 'normalization' would mean? Bearing in mind http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-c14n Canonicalization and http://www.jclark.com/xml/canonxml.html from James. regards -- Dave Pawson XSLT XSL-FO FAQ. http://www.dpawson.co.uk