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RE: why no doc type declaration and PIs in SOAP?

From: Champion, Mike <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2001 11:58:10 -0400
Message-ID: <9A4FC925410C024792B85198DF1E97E401584208@usmsg03.sagus.com>
To: xml-dist-app@w3.org

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com [mailto:Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com]
> Sent: Friday, September 21, 2001 11:37 AM
> To: christopher ferris
> Cc: jacek@idoox.com; xml-dist-app@w3.org
> Subject: Re: why no doc type declaration and PIs in SOAP?

> If people start deploying processors that act on, 
> for example, entities defined in an internal DTD subset carried with the 
> message, my  customers will expect my products to understand those 
> messages.   

That's an awfully good point.  I'm re-considering my position, but I'm stuck
on the idea that it will also create confusion if a message that is XML
valid according to the SOAP schema MUST be rejected by a conformant SOAP
processor because it contains a PI, or an internal DTD subset, or whatever.
Am I missing something?
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