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RE: Issue with soap-rpc:result

From: David E. Cleary <davec@progress.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2002 13:22:15 -0500
To: "Simon Fell" <soap@zaks.demon.co.uk>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBIOBPAGDGFJAHFCGGGEFPCJAA.davec@progress.com>
> This also appears to be a potential issue when using the soap
> encoding, If i understand correctly, the SOAP message will have to
> include an xsi:type on the result element to indicate its type, yet
> the rules for encoding state
> "For each element containing a value, the type of the value MUST be
> represented by at least one of the following conditions: (a) the
> containing element instance contains an xsi:type attribute, (b) the
> containing element instance is itself contained within an element
> containing a (possibly defaulted) enc:arrayType attribute or (c) or
> the name of the element bears a definite relation to the type, that
> type then determinable from a schema."
>
> In this case neither options (b) nor (c) appear possible for the
> result element.

Why would this be an issue? Since b and c are not possible, that only leaves
xsi:type and different implementations have no way of doing different
things.

David Cleary
the Progress Company
Received on Wednesday, 6 February 2002 13:22:28 GMT

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