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Re: XForms 1.1: xforms:submission/@mediatype issue

From: Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 17:33:02 -0700
Message-Id: <91D4936B-DDF9-4395-98D0-7BA5E8784A9B@orbeon.com>
To: "public-forms (new)" <public-forms@w3.org>

Good point about multipart/related. Needs to be discussed.

-Erik

On Jul 10, 2008, at 4:26 PM, Klotz, Leigh wrote:

> I agree it's a restriction that dates back to XForms 1.0, but we  
> need to
> explore it further before lifting it.  I think there's an issue with
> multipart/related as well; would submission/mediatype control the type
> of the envelope ("multipart/related") or the XML part
> ("application/xml")?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-forms-request@w3.org [mailto:public-forms-request@w3.org]
> On Behalf Of Erik Bruchez
> Sent: Thursday, July 10, 2008 4:01 PM
> To: public-forms (new)
> Subject: Re: XForms 1.1: xforms:submission/@mediatype issue
>
>
>> submission/@mediatype was put in to allow SOAP serialization as
>> text/xml. ; The restriction to XML types was intentional, as we  
>> wanted
>
>> to make as limited a feature as possible in a short time.  A number  
>> of
>
>> issues and use cases have surfaced since then, and we're now ready to
>> begin thinkinga about non-XML serializations, so I think we should
>> decide on this issue in that context.
>
> There may be a misunderstanding here: we already have non-XML
> serializations, namely application/x-www-form-urlencoded and  
> multipart/
> form-data. In those cases, the source is always an XML document, but  
> the
> serialization over the wire is not XML.
>
> The @serialization attribute controls which serialization is used.
> That defines an implicit mediatype (application/x-www-form-urlencoded
> and multipart/form-data).
>
> What I am saying is that in those cases, @mediatype should also be
> usable to set the Content-Type. Doing otherwise seems an unnecessary
> restriction dating back to XForms 1.0.
>
> -Erik
>
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