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Re: Proposal for dealing with root

From: Martin Gudgin <martin.gudgin@btconnect.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2002 14:16:37 +0100
Message-ID: <02cf01c1ec5b$73aa1530$b47ba8c0@zerogravitas>
To: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>, <jacek@systinet.com>, <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>
I think we are all in violent agreement. Given the encoding rules laid out
in SOAP 1.2 the notion of serialization root is unnecessary ( or obvious,
depending on your perspective ;-) )

Gudge

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From: <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>
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Sent: Thursday, April 25, 2002 4:06 AM
Subject: Re: Proposal for dealing with root


> I guess I'm not quite sure why it matters where serialization starts, but
> since those of you who implement the system seem to need to want to know,
> I won't slow down the discussion further.   I had presumed that, in the
> latest design, serialization covered all elements within the scope of
> suitable "encodingStyle" elements, with no notion of where the
> serialiation starts.  Bottom line:  I'm still not sure why we would need
> such a concept, but don't waste time trying to convince me.  Thanks.
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>         To:     "Jacek Kopecky" <jacek@systinet.com>,
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> From: <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>
> To: "Jacek Kopecky" <jacek@systinet.com>
> Cc: <martin.gudgin@btconnect.com>; <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 24, 2002 2:35 PM
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> > I'm asking what "serialization root" means.  The encoding exists only to
> > move the graph from one place to another.  What does it mean to have a
> > root concept in the encoding that's not in the graph?
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> Well, one could argue that even with a graph that has no root,
> serialization
> has to start somewhere...
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> Gudge
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