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RE: treatment of ns prefixes by intermediaries

From: Martin Gudgin <mgudgin@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Feb 2003 11:03:35 -0800
Message-ID: <92456F6B84D1324C943905BEEAE0278E02D30C50@RED-MSG-10.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "David Fallside" <fallside@us.ibm.com>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Cc: <xmlp-comments@w3.org>

Section 2.7.4[1] states

"All XML infoset properties of a message MUST be preserved with the
following exceptions"

Given that ns prefixes are properties of element information items ( for
better or worse ), they have to be preserved.

Gudge

[1]
http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/CR-soap12-part1-20021219/#soapinterminfoset

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Fallside [mailto:fallside@us.ibm.com] 
> Sent: 07 February 2003 17:56
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> Subject: treatment of ns prefixes by intermediaries
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> 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?
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