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Re: Issue 118 not quite closed

From: Jean-Jacques Moreau <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 09:30:50 +0200
Message-ID: <3B8F3D2A.9815020A@crf.canon.fr>
To: Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org>
CC: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>, Martin Gudgin <marting@develop.com>, Marc Hadley <marc.hadley@sun.com>, David Fallside <fallside@us.ibm.com>, www-archive@w3.org
I think I agree with Hugo on this one.

Jean-Jacques.

Hugo Haas wrote:

> * Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com> [2001-08-30 12:56-0700]
> > Are you saying that it is not clear from the text that the type is
> > boolean? I would tend to say that we should refer to the schema rather
> > than saying what type it is in the text - it seems more brittle to have
> > the definition in multiple places.
>
> Indeed, the text says that the value of the root attribute can be
> either "true" of "false". Without saying that it's a boolean as
> defined by schema, nothing in the text says that it can also be "1" or
> "0".
>
> I have no problem with adding a link to the schema too, but I think
> it's underspecified right now.
>
> The mustUnderstand attribute is clearly identified as a boolean[1]:
>
>    The mustUnderstand attribute information item has the following Infoset
>    properties:
>      * A local name of mustUnderstand;
>      * A namespace name of http://www.w3.org/2001/06/soap-envelope;
>      * A specified property with a value of true.
>
>    The type of the mustUnderstand attribute information item is boolean in
>    the namespace http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema. Omitting this
>    attribute information item is defined as being semantically equivalent
>    to including it with a value of "false".
>
> I think that the root attribute should get the same treatment. :-)
>
>   1. http://www.w3.org/2000/xp/Group/1/08/29/soap12-part1.html#soapmu
> --
> Hugo Haas - W3C
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