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FW: www-tag discussions on SOAP subsetting XML

From: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2002 11:23:09 -0800
To: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <024b01c29597$e44654d0$570ba8c0@beasys.com>

Sorry, bad mail address.

-----Original Message-----
From: David Orchard [mailto:dorchard@bea.com]
Sent: Monday, November 25, 2002 2:27 PM
To: 'Champion, Mike'; w3c-dist-app@w3.org
Subject: RE: www-tag discussions on SOAP subsetting XML

Hi all,

I think part of the issue was the movement towards an infoset based

I like the idea of quickly summarizing the issue on the list.  The TAG just
got this raised as an issue, and the topic of how to talk to xmlp group
didn't come up today in the telcon.  So a quick rationale might be a good
thing.  Of course, the group could wait until formally asked but that seems
somewhat inevitable.

We did have some offline discussions on this at the TAG f2f, and I think
xmlp's rationale will be sufficient, but I also think it's good for the TAG
to formally look at this issue from an overall web architecture issue.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: xml-dist-app-request@w3.org
> [mailto:xml-dist-app-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Champion, Mike
> Sent: Monday, November 25, 2002 2:01 PM
> To: w3c-dist-app@w3.org
> Subject: www-tag discussions on SOAP subsetting XML
> I bring to your collective attention the thread on the TAG
> public mailing
> list starting at
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2002Nov/0156.html
> titled "SOAP's
> prohibiting use of XML internal subset."  As this has been
> discussed in
> great detail on this list, perhaps it would be useful to
> educate the TAG on
> why this feature of XML is not supported.
> Pointers to the most useful bits in the archive would be
> helpful. The formal
> resolution to Issue #4 doesn't capture the reasoning in a way that we
> could present to the TAG.    I recall, but can't find a
> "killer argument"
> to the effect that the real problem is that XML is not composable if
> DTD internal subsets are allowed.  I also recall arguments to
> the effect that internal
> subsets could declare entities, which have numerous interoperability
> problems.  Others?
Received on Tuesday, 26 November 2002 17:06:08 UTC

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