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Re: why distinguish between simple and complex types? (issue 11)

From: Joel Farrell <joelf@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2006 10:51:56 -0400
To: Jacek Kopecky <jacek.kopecky@deri.org>
Cc: SAWSDL public list <public-ws-semann@w3.org>, public-ws-semann-request@w3.org, Rama Akkiraju <akkiraju@us.ibm.com>, verma@cs.uga.edu
Message-ID: <OF8D1B6E44.21CEE3EE-ON85257185.0050D3FE-85257185.0051A913@us.ibm.com>


I agree.  This case is essentially the same as having multiple  model
references on a single type or element.  All apply and must be consistent.
It looks, then, like SAWSDL needs no precedence or resolution rules.  It
needs a statement about inconsistency implying invalidity.


public-ws-semann-request@w3.org wrote on 06/06/2006 10:10:45 AM:

> Kunal,
> do you have any specific scenario where precedence rules would be
> useful? I feel that if the type says it is an Address, and the element
> that uses the type says it is DeliveryAddress, both do apply, right?
> I don't really see how we could specify that DeliveryAddress applies
> more.
> If there is a conflict, like the type says it is a "Mammal" and the
> element says it is a "Car", that would make an inconsistent (and
> invalid) SAWSDL document, and I don't think we should hide this problem
> by specifying that only Car applies for this particular use of what
> elsewhere would be Mammal.
> So in a nutshell, I don't think we need precedence or resolution rules
> if we call inconsistent documents invalid.
> Best regards,
> Jacek
> On Mon, 2006-06-05 at 17:25 -0400, Kunal Verma wrote:
> > Finally, allowing annotations for both elements and complexTypes begs
> > the question of which takes precedence when used together. As pointed
> > out by Laurent in
> > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-ws-semann/2006May/0043, the
> > approach of giving the element annotation precedence over the type
> > annotation seems like the way to go.
> >
> > "If some internal annotation exists for a complex type as well, any
> > "where used" annotation takes precedence over the internal one."
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