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Change in XML

naval kumar
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Joined: Jul 08, 2012
Posts: 37
dear, i have XML , and i m doing the work on reading Certificate any body please tell me can i change the URI of the below of XML

Like "" with "xyz".
"" with "abc" it will effect the XML or not.
Bcz this XML , i m storing in databsase so its making long varchar i want to reduce the size.

<Reference URI="">
<DigestMethod Algorithm=""/>
Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 19552

Yes, if you change the document in that way you will affect it. In other words, you will change its meaning.

I don't understand the problem. Just because you are storing it in a long varchar database column, that doesn't mean you have to reduce its size.
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Change in XML