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Re: Clarification on use of SOAP attributes throughout a SOAP message

From: Jean-Jacques Moreau <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2002 10:00:03 +0100
Message-ID: <3C984F93.9A0E33E9@crf.canon.fr>
To: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>
CC: xml-dist-app@w3.org, pauld@mitre.org, Martin Gudgin <marting@develop.com>
+1

Jean-Jacques.

Henrik Frystyk Nielsen wrote:

> I took an action item to propose a resolution to an issue brought up in
> [1] as part 1 of the spec:
>
> a) actor on body blocks - The commentator [0] want's to know if
> soap:actor
> ( now soap:role ) can be used on elements that are descendants of
> soap:Body
>
> I believe this is addressed very explicitly in the current spec [2] in
> section 3.2.1 which says:
>
> "The SOAP header block attribute information items defined in this
> section determine how a SOAP receiver should process an incoming SOAP
> message, as described in 2 SOAP Processing Model.
>
> A SOAP sender generating a SOAP message SHOULD only use the SOAP header
> block attribute information items on child element information items of
> the SOAP Header element information item.
>
> A SOAP receiver MUST ignore all SOAP header block attribute information
> items that are applied to other descendant element information items of
> the SOAP Header element information item."
>
> Henrik Frystyk Nielsen
> mailto:henrikn@microsoft.com
>
> [0] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/xml-dist-app/2001Dec/0260.html
> [1]
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-xml-protocol-wg/2002Feb/0155.htm
> l
> [2]
> http://www.w3.org/2000/xp/Group/1/10/11/soap12-part1.html#headattruse
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