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RE: Import/Include - a proposal

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2004 15:27:24 +0200 (MEST)
To: Martin Chapman <martin.chapman@oracle.com>
cc: "'Nickolas Kavantzas'" <nickolas.kavantzas@oracle.com>, "'Steve Ross-Talbot'" <steve@enigmatec.net>, "'Monica J. Martin'" <Monica.Martin@Sun.COM>, public-ws-chor@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.61.0409171518390.18508@gnenaghyn.vaevn.se>
On Thu, 16 Sep 2004, Martin Chapman wrote:

> Surely to close this resolution properly we need to define the mechanism
> similar to Xinclude but for cdl documents which are not infoset based.

We have two choices there:
1/ have CDL defined in terms of infoset
2/ define our own inclusion mechanism (with all the rulse saying that it
    is only a syntactic inclusion, etc...)

SOAP 1.2 is defined in terms of infoset.
WSDL 2.0 has its own data model, and they defined an inclusion mechanism 
different from XInclude for that reason.

In 1/ we have to evaluate the impact on CDL, in 2/ we have to argue why we 
need that new inclusion mechanism (which is related to 1/), so I have no 
real preference, as long as we keep the original proposal which is to have 
a syntactic only inclusion mechanism (ie: including a variable definition 
form another choreo doesn't mean importing its semantic)

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-wsdl20-20040803/#imports

Yves Lafon - W3C
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