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Re: issue: type of 'href' referenced data?

From: Jean-Jacques Moreau <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2001 09:46:59 +0100
Message-ID: <3BDD1783.3B285D13@crf.canon.fr>
To: Jacek Kopecky <jacek@systinet.com>
CC: xml-dist-app@w3.org
Jacek,

I think we are in agreement, I would indeed prefer some information like
the MIME type to be available for external references, I agree this is
not currently in the spec.

Jean-Jacques.

Jacek Kopecky wrote:

>  Jean-Jacques,
>  what I meant with this issue is that in SOAP Encoding, every
> piece of data must have its XSI type (either from the document
> itself or from a schema) - see rule #2 in section 4.1 [1] of the
> Adjuncts - but in the case of external references we only have
> (and not even always) the MIME type. It seems the spec should say
> something about this situation. 8-)
>
>                    Jacek Kopecky
>
>                    Senior Architect, Systinet (formerly Idoox)
>                    http://www.systinet.com/
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-soap12-part2-20011002/#encrules
>
> On Fri, 26 Oct 2001, Jean-Jacques Moreau wrote:
>
>  > It would help to know in advance the data type, eg. text/xml or
>  > image/jpeg, although in certain situations it might be possible to
>  > do without it.
>  >
>  > Jean-Jacques.
>  >
>  > Jacek Kopecky wrote:
>  >
>  > >  Hi. When using the SOAP Encoding referencing mechanism, the
>  > > hrefs can point to external data. What is the type of the data?
>  > > Should it depend on the MIME type of the data? What if no MIME
>  > > type is available for this resource? (I don't remember anything
>  > > stating that data identified by a URI must have a MIME type.)
>  > >  Regards,
>  > >
>  > >                    Jacek Kopecky
>  > >
>  > >                    Senior Architect, Systinet (formerly Idoox)
>  > >                    http://www.systinet.com/
>  >
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