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RE: issue #144 proposal - array metadata in SOAP Encoding

From: Andrew Layman <andrewl@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2001 16:28:22 -0800
Message-ID: <C3729BBB6099B344834634EC67DE4AE102623BAD@red-msg-01.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Jacek Kopecky" <jacek@systinet.com>
Cc: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Right.  Thanks. I thought that mine is cheap to implement, fully
expressive and is more efficient than forbidding combination of
position-bearing and non-position-bearing elements.  It is a pretty
simple algorithm.

I think that my version implicitly forbids elements prior to Offset, but
this could be made explicit if that is clearer.  I agree with the desire
to forbid out-of-sequence elements; these are unnecessary and almost
certainly represent errors.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jacek Kopecky [mailto:jacek@systinet.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2001 2:54 PM
To: Andrew Layman
Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org
Subject: RE: issue #144 proposal - array metadata in SOAP Encoding 

 I have gone a step further in my proposal (see the last
iteration [1]), I have forbidden combining members with and
without explicit position.
 I agree though that your set of rules would work as well. It has
the benefit of being able to explicitly specify the position only
on the first member in a contiguous segment of transmitted
 My last iteration has the benefit of stating that there is
nothing before the offset, but I think this could easily be added
to your version as well. 8-)
 I tend to leave my restriction and move to your set of rules but
this may be making the rules a little more complex than
 Best regards,

                   Jacek Kopecky

                   Senior Architect, Systinet (formerly Idoox)

On Wed, 31 Oct 2001, Andrew Layman wrote:

 > Please see also the following message to SOAPBuilders:
 > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/soapbuilders/message/5126
Received on Wednesday, 31 October 2001 19:29:20 UTC

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