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RE: Proposed Issue 173 Resolution (Hierarchical Fault Codes)

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2001 15:47:10 -0800
Message-ID: <79107D208BA38C45A4E45F62673A434D05ED3297@red-msg-07.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Mark Baker" <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: "Marc Hadley" <marc.hadley@sun.com>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

I don't really see a problem - a SOAP node knows that these are QNames
and without schema knowledge it is not clear that it is safe to rename
namespace prefixes anyway. In a way this seems like one of those general
problems that are not specific to SOAP.

Henrik 

>Oops, of course.  Any other precedent?  No API that I'm 
>familiar with (SAX, DOM, JDOM) supports it explicitly - you 
>have to piece it together by getting the list of namespace 
>prefixes.  This would make some generic XML processing 
>impossible, such as performing a rename of namespace prefixes.
>
>I'd prefer one of Jean-Jacques' suggestions;
>
>http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/xml-dist-app/2001Dec/0201.html
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