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Re: SOAP Encoding Schema broken

From: Martin Gudgin <martin.gudgin@btconnect.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2002 09:49:34 +0100
Message-ID: <039a01c1ecff$4a745c80$b47ba8c0@zerogravitas>
To: "Jacek Kopecky" <jacek@systinet.com>
Cc: "XML Protocol Discussion" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>, "Yves Lafon" <ylafon@w3.org>

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jacek Kopecky" <jacek@systinet.com>
To: "Martin Gudgin" <mgudgin@hotmail.com>
Cc: "XML Protocol Discussion" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>; "Yves Lafon"
Sent: Friday, April 26, 2002 9:18 AM
Subject: Re: SOAP Encoding Schema broken

> Gudge,
>  these elements are only used where the edge label doesn't
> matter,

Oh, I agree entirely.

> and they are used so that xsi:type becomes unnecessary.

xsi:type is *never* necessary, although it is sometimes useful.

>  There are two scenarios - the edge is a reference or is not a
> reference.


>  In case the edge is a reference its element information item
> carries no relevant type information.

Right, it's an edge and only an edge.

> In case the edge is not a
> reference there is no problem with the current schema.


>  Since the type information has no meaning on the reference, I
> prefer your middle solution, element named "reference" which has
> an attribute "ref" and that's all.

OK, presumably we'd need to frame this so that such elements are only used
in arrays and generics accessed by position.

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