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Re: treatment of ns prefixes by intermediaries

From: Bob Cunnings <cunnings@lectrosonics.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Feb 2003 11:50:14 -0700
To: xml-dist-app@w3.org
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This may be of interest:

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/xml-dist-app/2002Sep/0187.html

Since the SOAP envelope is in theory regenerated at each hop in a 
message path then does it make sense for the Envelope namespace prefix 
to be preserved since it is a new message each time?

RC

> 
> > This question came up during an implementer's interop test session: Is an
> > intermediary obliged to preserve namespace prefixes? The spec says nothing
> > explicitly (that we could find) but appears to implicitly oblige
> > intermediaries to preserve them. What did the WG intend?
> 
> Since [prefix] is an EII I would assume it's preserved.
> 
> If not, then signatures break.
> 	/r$
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