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Re: issue 168 proposal: xsi:type of external references in Encodi ng (fwd)

From: Jacek Kopecky <jacek@systinet.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 14:07:53 +0100 (CET)
To: Jean-Jacques Moreau <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
cc: xml-dist-app <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0112201405500.19692-100000@mail.idoox.com>
+1 on John Jack's 8-) suggested text. Thank you, Jean-Jacques.

                   Jacek Kopecky

                   Senior Architect, Systinet (formerly Idoox)

On Thu, 20 Dec 2001, Jean-Jacques Moreau wrote:

 > Mike, thanks for your input. I would suggest further amendments to your text,
 > and in particular removing the second sentence since typing information may be
 > provided outside the target resource, for example directly within the SOAP
 > enveloppe, even for non-XML resources albeit in a non-standard fashion:
 > "This specification does not constrain the type of resource that can be
 > referenced through the <att>href</att> attribute information item. In the case
 > of an XML resource, the type MAY be defined by the <att>xsi:type</att>
 > attribute information item or by an associated XML Schema. For non-XML
 > resources, other typing means need to be used, although the specification of
 > such typing means is outside the scope of this specification."
 > Jean-Jacques.
 > "Champion, Mike" wrote:
 > > Here's a quick attempt at translating it into spec-ese:
 > >
 > > "The SOAP 1.2 specification does not constrain the type of resource
 > > referenced by the href attribute. It is the responsibility of the target
 > > resource to define any type information.  In the case of XML, the type can
 > > be defined by an XML schema associated with the target resource, or by the
 > > xsi:type information item.  For non-XML target resources, other means to
 > > define the type will have to be provided outside the SOAP framework."
 > >
 > > Use, revise, or ignore as you see fit ...
 > >
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