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Re: Remove NOTATION type

From: Martin Gudgin <marting@develop.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 08:56:18 -0000
Message-ID: <002601c177ea$90aa7f70$a901a8c0@greyarea>
To: "David Fallside" <fallside@us.ibm.com>
Cc: "Henrik Frystyk Nielsen" <frystyk@microsoft.com>, "Hugo Haas" <hugo@w3.org>, "Marc Hadley" <marc.hadley@uk.sun.com>, "Jean-Jacques Moreau" <moreau@crf.canon.fr>, "W3C Public Archive" <www-archive@w3.org>
Done.

Gudge

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From: "David Fallside" <fallside@us.ibm.com>
To: "Martin Gudgin" <marting@develop.com>
Cc: "Henrik Frystyk Nielsen" <frystyk@microsoft.com>; "Hugo Haas"
<hugo@w3.org>; "Marc Hadley" <marc.hadley@uk.sun.com>; "Jean-Jacques Moreau"
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Subject: Re: Remove NOTATION type


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> Suggest you post this to dist-app as a proposal for a new issue.
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>                     11/26/2001           Subject:     Remove NOTATION type
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> I suggest we remove the NOTATION complex type ( and attribute
declaration )
> from the encoding schema.
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> As several commentators have observed the NOTATION type from the
> http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema namespace should only be used with
> attributes. However, the extended NOTATION type in the
> http://www.w3.org/2001/09/soap-envelope namespace adds the standard SOAP
> attributes, id and href. Obviously an attribute cannot itself have
> attributes.
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> I'm reasonably confident that removing this type from the encoding schema
> will have zero impact on implementations ( because AFAIK no one is using
> the
> NOTATION type ).
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> Comments, flames and counter proposals to the usual address
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> Martin Gudgin
> DevelopMentor
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