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Re: issue 168 proposal: xsi:type of external references in Encoding

From: Jacek Kopecky <jacek@systinet.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2002 19:43:08 +0100 (CET)
To: Noah Mendelsohn <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>
cc: xml-dist-app <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0201031940320.13354-100000@mail.idoox.com>
 Noah,
 I agree with your split of 1.
 You once proposed a text on 1a by adding that external
references, otherwise untyped, have no type. I suggested that
instead of this we just remove the rule which says every value
has a type. Which would you prefer, if the WG decides to go 1a?
 Best regards,

                   Jacek Kopecky

                   Senior Architect, Systinet (formerly Idoox)
                   http://www.systinet.com/



On Thu, 3 Jan 2002, Noah Mendelsohn wrote:

 >
 > Jacek Kopecky writes:
 >
 > >> IMO this shows that in SOAP Encoding we don't
 > >> really want either
 > >>  1) the strong requirement that every value
 > >>     is XSD typed, or
 > >>  2) to use XSD simple types, or
 > >>  3) to allow external references.
 > >> Pick one. I favor 3 over 1 over 2. 8-)
 >
 > The wording of 1 is potentially ambiguous.  It might be taken to mean that
 > we want a design where:
 >
 > 1a) It's OK to have values that are untyped
 > - or -
 > 1B) All values must be typed, but some of those types need not be XSD types
 > (e.g. some might be MIME types or some such)
 >
 > My own leanings would be either toward 1a (base typing on XSD, but allow
 > untyped nodes), with a second choice of 3 (external hrefs are not
 > considered part of the encoded graph at all.)
 >
 >
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