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Re: Issue 189 proposals:

From: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 02:33:52 +0600
Message-ID: <1f1001c4734f$e1d638e0$2e694109@LANKABOOK>
To: <www-ws-desc@w3.org>

XPath does not have any such subtletees IIRC!

The real question is would you really dissect an XML element structure in
such
a manner and put some stuff in the path, some as query params and the rest
as POST body?

I guess that's what the CR phase is for.

Sanjiva.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <paul.downey@bt.com>
To: <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>; <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 27, 2004 2:23 AM
Subject: RE: Issue 189 proposals:


> FWIW i cast myself as being "a user" and i find it OK,
> no less subtle or obscure than XPath or W3C schema patterns ..
>
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: www-ws-desc-request@w3.org on behalf of Sanjiva Weerawarana
> Sent: Mon 26/07/2004 21:02
> To: www-ws-desc@w3.org
> Cc:
> Subject: Re: Issue 189 proposals:
>
>
>
>
> "Hugo Haas" <hugo@w3.org> writes:
> >
> > If I have:
> >
> >   <data>
> >     <a>1</a>
> >     <b>2</b>
> >     <c>3</c>
> >     <d>4</d>
> >   </data>
> >
> > then the draft as it stands says that:
> > - location="{a}/{b}" serializes as "1/2?c=3&d=4"
> > - location="{a}/{b}/" serializes as "1/2/?c=3&d=4"
> >
> > Now, your proposal is that location="{a}/{b/}" serializes as "1/2",
> > and that the rest be serialized as application/xml, i.e.:
> >
> >   <data>
> >     <c>3</c>
> >     <d>4</d>
> >   </data>
> >
> > Am I right?
>
> I have to say .. this is just too much black art for me. How do you
> expect users to distinguish between "{a}/{b/}" and "{a}/{b}/" with
> such serious implications?
>
> I know we accepted this, but its not a winner feature IMO.
>
> Sanjiva.
>
>
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