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Re: text/xml for SOAP is incorrect

From: Rich Salz <rsalz@zolera.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2001 09:45:48 -0400
Message-ID: <3BA8A18C.EE712F86@zolera.com>
To: Jacek Kopecky <jacek@idoox.com>
CC: xml-dist-app@w3.org
>  To explain my position: I am wary of application/soap and
> application/soap+xml because it won't usually allow generic
> processing as if it were XML.

This might be the crux of the matter.  Larry Masinter, e.g., explains
why having a separate content type is useful to *avoid* generic
processing that might do things (e.g., add a DTD?) that SOAP doesn't
like.  SOAP isn't XML; it's a *subset.*

I am curious why you think dispatch is misuse.
Received on Wednesday, 19 September 2001 09:47:03 UTC

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