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XForms comments on (WSDL) Version 2.0 Part 3: Bindings

From: Roland Merrick <roland_merrick@uk.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Oct 2004 10:45:22 +0100
To: "public-ws-desc-comments@w3.org" <public-ws-desc-comments@w3.org>
Cc: w3c-forms@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF0C3AF9D2.64BE4C0F-ON80256F32.00350D21-80256F32.00354A2E@uk.ibm.com>
Greetings, the XForms Working Group have reviewed the serialization 
section of Web Services Description Language (WSDL) Version 2.0 Part 3: 
Bindings [1] as requested. We have the following comments:

1 - In 3.8.1 Serialization as "application/x-www-form-urlencoded" it 
states that escaping MUST be defined as in XForms, so not much difference 
here. However, WSDL uses the ampersand (&) character as a separator 
between pairs of parameters. XForms allows the specification of either 
ampersand (&) or semi-colon (;) as the  separator with semi-colon being 
the default [2]. This choice was introduced following comments on the Last 
Call Draft published in January 2002. 

2 - WSDL 2.0 makes no mention of "multipart/related", we do not know if 
this is a problem but it is supported by XForms [3]

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-wsdl20-bindings-20040803/#_http_serial
[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/xforms/slice3.html#structure-model-submission
[3] http://www.w3.org/TR/xforms/slice11.html#serialize-multipart

Regards, Roland
Received on Tuesday, 19 October 2004 09:42:41 UTC

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