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Re: Issue 231 draft resolution - what attribute name?

From: Bob Cunnings <cunnings@lectrosonics.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 09:37:22 -0700
To: xml-dist-app@w3.org
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Hi,

How about "format" or "valueFormat" ?

RC

> 
>  Hi all, 8-)
> this is a draft resolution text for issue 231 [1]. The WG has agreed to
> add an attribute that allows creating SOAP Encoding data that is
> self-descriptive in terms of its structure (simple values, structs or
> arrays can be marked as such).
> 
> At the moment, we are trying to find the right name for the attribute.
> In the draft text below, the attribute is named 'valueType', other
> suggestions so far have been 'node', 'nodeType', 'valueClass',
> 'content'. Please post your comments on the name.
> 
> The (draft) resolution text:
> 
> 
> To the section 3.1.2 [3] on encoding simple values add the following
> sentence:
> 
> <proposal>
> The element information item representing a simple value node MAY have
> among its attributes a 'valueType' attribute information item (see 3.1.7
> valueType Attribute Information Item).
> </proposal>
> 
> 
> In section 3.1.3 [2] on encoding compound values add the following
> bullet, moving bullets 3 and 4 up by one:
> 
> <proposal>
> 3. The element information item representing a compound value node 
>    MAY have among its attributes a 'valueType' attribute information item 
>    (see 3.1.7 valueType Attribute Information Item).
> </proposal>
> 
> 
> Add section 3.1.7:
> 
> <proposal>
> 3.1.7 valueType Attribute Information Item
> 
> The valueType attribute information item has the following Infoset
> properties:
> 
>     * A local name of valueType ;
>     * A namespace name of "http://www.w3.org/2002/06/soap-encoding".
>     * A specified property with a value of true.
> 
> The type of the valueType attribute information item is valueType in
> the namespace named "http://www.w3.org/2002/06/soap-encoding".
> 
> The value of the valueType attribute information item MUST, if present,
> be one of the strings "simple" or "struct" or "array". The value
> indicates what kind of a value this node represents - a simple value, a
> compound struct value or a compound array value respectively.
> </proposal>
> 
> 
> 
>  Share and enjoy,
> 
>                    Jacek Kopecky
> 
>                    Senior Architect, Systinet Corporation
>                    http://www.systinet.com/
> 
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2000/xp/Group/xmlp-lc-issues.html#x231
> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/soap12-part2/#complexenc
> [3] http://www.w3.org/TR/soap12-part2/#simpleenc
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