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Re: Proposal for allowing xml:lang on faultstring

From: Christopher Ferris <chris.ferris@sun.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2002 20:59:42 -0400
Message-ID: <3CB4DFFE.2090804@sun.com>
To: Martin Gudgin <marting@develop.com>
CC: XML Protocol Discussion <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
+1

Martin Gudgin wrote:

> The issue: The faultstring is currently of type 'string' in the
> http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema namespace and as such does not allow the
> xml:lang attribute. This hinders implementors who want to indicate the
> language used for fault strings.
> 
> The proposal:
> 
> 1.  Add the following to the top of the envelope schema[1];
> 
>  <xs:import namespace='http://www.w3.org/XML/1998/namespace' />
> 
> 2.  Add a type definition as follows;
> 
>  <xs:complexType name='faultstring' >
>     <xs:simpleContent>
>       <xsd:extension base='xs:string' >
>         <xs:attribute ref='xml:lang' />
>       </xs:extension>
>     </xs:simpleContent>
>  </xs:complexType>
> 
> 3. Amend the Fault type as follows;
> 
>  <xs:complexType name="Fault" final="extension" >
>    <xs:annotation>
>     <xs:documentation>
>      Fault reporting structure
>     </xs:documentation>
>    </xs:annotation>
>    <xs:sequence>
>     <xs:element name="faultcode" type="tns:faultcode" />
>     <xs:element name="faultstring" type="tns:faultstring" />
>     <xs:element name="faultactor" type="xs:anyURI" minOccurs="0" />
>     <xs:element name="faultrole" type="xs:anyURI" minOccurs="0" />
>     <xs:element name="detail" type="tns:detail" minOccurs="0" />
>    </xs:sequence>
>   </xs:complexType>
> 
> 
> 4. Amend the description of faultstring as follows;
> 
> The faultstring element information item has:
> 
>   A [local name] of faultstring .
>   A [namespace name] which has no value.
>   An optional attribute information item with a local name of lang and
> namespace name of http://www.w3.org/XML/1998/namespace ( see [ref to
> http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml.html#sec-lang-tag] )
> 
> 
> I believe these are the only changes necessary. There are no other elements
> of type string defined by our spec so the issue does not arise anywhere
> else.
> 
> Gudge
> 
> 
> 
> 
Received on Wednesday, 10 April 2002 21:01:18 GMT

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