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Re: XForms, XML media types, SOAP

From: Edwin Ortega <ortegae@wns.net>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 13:24:46 -0800
Message-ID: <008e01c19ed4$3b6dee00$32a2583f@val6000>
To: "Micah Dubinko" <MDubinko@cardiff.com>, "'Mark Nottingham'" <mnot@mnot.net>, <www-forms@w3.org>
Cc: "XML Distributed Applications List" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

----- Original Message -----
From: "Micah Dubinko" <MDubinko@cardiff.com>
To: "'Mark Nottingham'" <mnot@mnot.net>; <www-forms@w3.org>
Cc: "XML Distributed Applications List" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2002 12:26 PM
Subject: RE: XForms, XML media types, SOAP


> Mark,
>
> The XForms Working Group will address these issues (both the example and
the
> broader question of "+xml" media types) during our Last Call process.
Please
> feel free to comment at any time.
>
> Thanks,
>
> .micah
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Nottingham [mailto:mnot@mnot.net]
> Sent: Friday, January 11, 2002 10:45 AM
> To: www-forms@w3.org
> Cc: XML Distributed Applications List
> Subject: XForms, XML media types, SOAP
>
>
>
> The current WD [1] of XForms, in section 4.3.4 "submitinfo" [2], notes:
>
>   [...] attribute mediaTypeExtension is useful in cases where a media
>   type alone is not sufficiently precise. For instance, a SOAP
>   envelope would not be adequately described simply by "text/xml",
>   additional information would be required.
>
> The XML Protocol WG seems to be settling on a non-"text/xml" media
> type, most likely "application/soap+xml" or some variant that uses
> the conventions in RFC3023 [3].
>
> Trivially, this means that this example should be changed. However, I
> also wonder if the mediaTypeExtension could be better explained? It
> isn't clear how it integrates with media types. There has been some
> discussion of the relationship between namespaces URIs and media
> types, but AFAIK no resolution has surfaced yet.
>
> Has RFC3023 been considered in the processing model for XForms? Right
> now, only 'text/xml' will generate XML output; perhaps XForms should
> pay attention to the '+xml' convention as well?
>
> N.B. Apologies if this is a rehash of a previous discussion; search
> on lists.w3.org is down.
>
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xforms
> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/xforms/slice4.html#structure-model-submitInfo
> [3] http://rfc3023.x42.com/
>
> --
> Mark Nottingham
> http://www.mnot.net/
>
>
>
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