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RE: FW: Proposed positive text for XML Base

From: Jonathan Marsh <jmarsh@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2001 09:46:06 -0700
Message-ID: <330564469BFEC046B84E591EB3D4D59C038E409F@red-msg-08.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Hugo Haas" <hugo@w3.org>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>, "Henrik Frystyk Nielsen" <henrikn@microsoft.com>, "Paul Cotton" <pcotton@microsoft.com>
I presumed that the term "URI reference" would have been employed if
relative URIs were allowed, and based my proposal on that presumption.
 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hugo Haas [mailto:hugo@w3.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2001 7:30 PM
> To: Jonathan Marsh; xml-dist-app@w3.org; Henrik Frystyk Nielsen; Paul
> Cotton
> Subject: Re: FW: Proposed positive text for XML Base
> 
> * Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org> [2001-10-17 21:33-0400]
> > > Rationale:
> > > ----------
> > > The simplest reading of SOAP 1.2 does not allow relative URIs
> > > (specifically URI References) in any of its attributes.  Making
such
> > > a change requires positive motivation.
> 
> A bus ride and some fresh air made me realize that my email was
> written backwards. :-)
> 
> > "Absolute" and "relative" are two words that do not appear in the
SOAP
> > Version 1.2 Part 1: Messaging Framework Working Draft[1].
> 
> Then...
> 
> > The encodingStyle attribute[4] is of type anyURI[3] as defined by
XML
> > Schema Part 2: Datatypes[2], i.e. a URI as defined by RFC2396 as
> > amended by RFC2732.
> >
> > The simplest reading tells me that it can by any URI, absolute or
> > relative.
> 
> ... should have read:
> 
> The encodingStyle attribute[4] is of type anyURI[3]. My simplest
> reading is that it can be any URI, absolute or relative.
> 
> The anyURI[3] type as defined by XML Schema Part 2: Datatypes[2], i.e.
> a URI as defined by RFC2396 as amended by RFC2732, which confirms my
> simplest reading.
> 
> > I understand that, in SOAP Version 1.2's current form, use of
> > relative URIs leads to undefined results since there is no clear
> > base URI, but it does _not_ disallow them.
> >
> > Therefore, the change here is to explicitely disallow relative URIs.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Hugo
> >
> >   1. http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-soap12-part1-20011002/
> >   2. http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-xmlschema-2-20010502/
> >   3. http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-xmlschema-2-20010502/#anyURI
> >   4. http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-soap12-part1-20011002/#soapencattr
> --
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