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Re: [i48]: encoding style { was [i47]: XML Protocol WG Issues list d iscussion }

From: Jean-Jacques Moreau <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 17:43:44 +0200
Message-ID: <3AC3582F.60C128D4@crf.canon.fr>
To: marwan sabbouh <ms@mitre.org>, Noah Mendelsohn <Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com>
CC: David Ezell <David_E3@verifone.com>, "'xml-dist-app@w3.org'" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
marwan sabbouh wrote:

> [...]
> Regarding the points that Noah made during the telecon.
> Noah suggested that the soap encoding section is needed because RPC is
> modeled as a struct, and the soap encoding section contains the
> definition of a struct.  By contrast, the XML schema does not define a
> struct. [...]

I have gone back to the SOAP spec, but I still have difficulties understanding the
real difference between a struct and a piece of standard, structured XML. Is it
only that the struct cannot have nested elements, and that elements need to have
values?

Jean-Jacques.
Received on Thursday, 29 March 2001 10:44:24 GMT

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