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RE: Editorial for Part 1 section 2.18

From: Martin Gudgin <mgudgin@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2004 03:00:16 -0700
Message-ID: <DD35CC66F54D8248B6E04232892B633802E65375@RED-MSG-43.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Bijan Parsia" <bparsia@isr.umd.edu>, <www-ws-desc@w3.org>

I believe the property used to be called {namespace name} and was
populated with the value of wsdl:definitions/@targetNamespace.
Personally, I think {namespace name} is the better name, as the property
is NOT a *target* namespace when it appears on an interface component (
or any other component for that matter ). To my mine, the notion of
target namespace is purely a serialization detail.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-ws-desc-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:www-ws-desc-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Bijan Parsia
> Sent: 03 August 2004 10:53
> To: www-ws-desc@w3.org
> Subject: Editorial for Part 1 section 2.18
> "2.18 QName resolution
> In its serialized form WSDL makes significant use of 
> references between 
> components. Such references are made using the Qualified Name, or 
> QName, of the component being referred to. QNames are a tuple, 
> consisting of two parts; a namespace name and a local name. For 
> example, in the case of an Interface component, the namespace name is 
> represented by the {namespace name} property and the local name is 
> represented by the {name} property."
> I can't find any {namespace name} *property* (component). 
> Perhaps it is 
> the {targetNamespace}?
> I see lots of references to [namespace name] Infoset properties.
> Ah, I see in 2.17:
> "Within a symbol space, all qualified names (that is, the combination 
> of {name} and {target namespace} properties) are unique. 
> Between symbol 
> spaces, the combination of these two properties need not be unique. 
> Thus it is perfectly coherent to have, for example, a binding and an 
> interface that have the same name."
> This suggests that it is {targetNamespace}.
> Cheers,
> Bijan Parsia.
Received on Tuesday, 3 August 2004 06:08:51 UTC

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