Re: Remove NOTATION type

Suggest you post this to dist-app as a proposal for a new issue.

David C. Fallside, IBM
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                    Gudgin"              To:     "Marc Hadley" <>, "Jean-Jacques Moreau"     
                    <marting@devel        <>, "Henrik Frystyk Nielsen" <>  
          >              cc:     David Fallside/Santa Teresa/IBM@IBMUS, "Hugo Haas" <>, 
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                    11/26/2001           Subject:     Remove NOTATION type                                         
                    12:45 PM                                                                                       

I suggest we remove the NOTATION complex type ( and attribute declaration )
from the encoding schema.

As several commentators have observed the NOTATION type from the namespace should only be used with
attributes. However, the extended NOTATION type in the namespace adds the standard SOAP
attributes, id and href. Obviously an attribute cannot itself have

I'm reasonably confident that removing this type from the encoding schema
will have zero impact on implementations ( because AFAIK no one is using
NOTATION type ).

Comments, flames and counter proposals to the usual address

Martin Gudgin

Received on Tuesday, 27 November 2001 22:27:53 UTC