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Encoding non-XML-friendly names

From: Rich Salz <rsalz@zolera.com>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 11:17:52 -0400
Message-ID: <3B0931A0.8065EB70@zolera.com>
To: W3C XP <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Some data has a natural name that is not legal XML.  For example, a C++
class data member  "int C::myint = 3" .  Should SOAP be able to handle
this in a friendly manner?  If so, one possiblity might be to define a
SOAP-ENC:realName attribute, which contains a text string of the "real"
name, and a SOAP-ENC:nameEncoding attribute which contains a URI
identifying how the realName is encoded.  The default could be
"url-quoted" or some such.
Received on Monday, 21 May 2001 11:17:54 UTC

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