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Re: Problem with SOAP Fault/Reason/Text ?

From: Marc Hadley <marc.hadley@sun.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 08:43:22 -0500
Cc: <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>, "Martin Gudgin" <mgudgin@microsoft.com>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
To: "Henrik Frystyk Nielsen" <henrikn@microsoft.com>
Message-Id: <5E576F0A-FE20-11D6-84FC-0003937568DC@sun.com>

+1 on SHOULD rather than MUST, it shouldn't affect interop IMO as the 
definitive part of the fault is the code/subcode value.


On Friday, Nov 22, 2002, at 00:26 US/Eastern, Henrik Frystyk Nielsen 

> Yeah, I am not sure either. If a node finds two Russian reason texts
> should it then generate a env:Sender fault? That would seem like
> overkill to me, especially as I am not convinced that this is really an
> interoperability issue. In other words, I don't think this can be any
> stronger than a SHOULD.
> Henrik
>> I'm on the fence whether this should be MUST or SHOULD.
>> Pros for MUST:  it's what we mean, having two with the same lang is
>> incoherent, it's consistent with enforcing in the schema via Unique, I
>> think.
>> Cons for MUST:  turns it into a conformance requirement to
>> check.   If I
>> find an English reason, must I really check that there weren't
>> also two
>> strings in Russian?  That's a lot of implementation effort for a
>> non-validating implementation.
>> As I say, I'm unsure what's best.
Marc Hadley <marc.hadley@sun.com>
Web Technologies and Standards, Sun Microsystems.
Received on Friday, 22 November 2002 08:44:04 UTC

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