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Re: Proposed replacement text for final paragraph in Section 3

From: Martin Gudgin <marting@develop.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2001 09:29:14 +0100
Message-ID: <003e01c126f6$b4257ad0$0200a8c0@greyarea>
To: "Henrik Frystyk Nielsen" <henrikn@microsoft.com>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

----- Original Message -----
From: "Henrik Frystyk Nielsen" <henrikn@microsoft.com>
To: "Martin Gudgin" <marting@develop.com>; <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, August 17, 2001 1:16 AM
Subject: RE: Proposed replacement text for final paragraph in Section 3



> Great - maybe clarify "specification" as in
>
> "elements and attributes defined in this specification"
>
> with
>
> "element and attribute information items defined in this
> specification with a namespace identifier of
> 'http://www.w3.org/2001/06/soap-envelope', 'http://...'
> etc."

OK, I can see that, it's more explicit.

>
> Given the restriction to these parts, it might be good to have a note
> saying that SOAP has nothing to say about data not defined by SOAP:
>
> "Note that it is outside the scope of this specification
> whether information items not defined by SOAP does or
> does not require schema processing."

Yeah, I wondered about that as I was writing up the text. I can see adding
such a clause, again, it's more explicit. What do other people think?

>
> Btw, only "REQUIRED" and not "REQUIRES" in upper-case in listed as a
> reserved term in section 1.2 [1]. Therefore it might be better to say:
> "It is REQUIRED that..."
>>A SOAP message MUST NOT impose any XML schema processing
>>(assessment and
>>validation) requirement on the part of any receiving SOAP node
>>with respect to the elements and attributes defined in this
>>specification. Therefore, SOAP REQUIRES that all attribute
>>information items defined in this specification be carried in
>>the serialized SOAP envelope or that the defaults defined by
>>this specification apply.

OK, I'll fix that.

Cheers

Gudge
Received on Friday, 17 August 2001 04:29:27 GMT

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