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Re: SOAP MIME Type

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 8 May 2003 12:35:27 -0400
To: John Kemp <john.kemp@earthlink.net>
Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030508123527.D2273@www.markbaker.ca>

I agree with Noah.  I'll just add...

On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 08:30:27AM -0400, John Kemp wrote:
> Seriously, though, I do think it would be worth making some kind of 
> statement in the registration that notes that the media type is not 
> dependent on any particular version of SOAP, as long as future versions 
> remain backwards-compatible with SOAP 1.2. From a Liberty point of 
> view, I would like to see something like "The application/soap+xml 
> media type is intended for use with SOAP envelopes serialized with XML, 
> and is not dependent on the version of the SOAP envelope (as defined in 
> SOAP Versioning Model [SOAP121]) being serialized."

No, because that's incorrect.  The media type is for SOAP 1.2 envelopes
and all other versions of SOAP that are compatible with SOAP 1.2; that
does not include SOAP 1.1, SOAP 1.0, or SOAP 0.9.

Does anybody else agree with John on this?

MB
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