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Re: Problem with resolution of Issue 221

From: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 09:53:07 +0600
Message-ID: <017c01c24d7d$531e9880$2aaa7cca@lankabook2>
To: "Champion, Mike" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

"Champion, Mike" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com> writes:
> So, someone help me understand this:  It makes perfect sense to disallow
> in the SOAP markup (oops, sorry, Infoset contribution) and processing
> and maybe header elements because they are so closely involved in the SOAP
> processing model, but why make them illegal in bodies?  PI's are in "bad
> odor" at the W3C (allegedly just because the early browsers did ugly
> with them), but forbidding them in SOAP messages and suggesting that
> intermediaries SHOULD fault on them seems like it will cause lots of work
> for the WG, the implementers that saying something like "the SOAP model
> not include processing instructions and their presence or absence MUST NOT
> affect SOAP processing in any way."


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