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Re: Do <import> and <include> support extensibility elements?

From: Amelia A Lewis <alewis@tibco.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2005 12:25:23 -0500
To: Arthur Ryman <ryman@ca.ibm.com>
Cc: woden-dev@ws.apache.org, www-ws-desc@w3.org
Message-Id: <20051205122523.6fadee7d.alewis@tibco.com>

I have an opinion.  FWIW.  :-)

import and include should *not* permit extensibility elements.  It
fuzzes up the component model, and serves no purpose that I can think

Jonathan, I think this is CR1 (even before CR!).

On Mon, 5 Dec 2005 11:11:32 -0500
Arthur Ryman <ryman@ca.ibm.com> wrote:

>You're right. The schema contradicts the spec. I'd don't see a lot of
>use for allowing extensibility elements in the <include> and
><import>elements since they do not map to WSDL components. However, in
>the spirit of extensibility and consistency, I supposed we should
>allow it, in which case the schema needs to be corrected. Do you have
>an opinion either way?
>Arthur Ryman,
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>"John Kaputin (gmail)" <jakaputin@gmail.com> 
>Sent by: www-ws-desc-request@w3.org
>12/04/2005 02:40 PM
>woden-dev@ws.apache.org, kaputin@uk.ibm.com
>Do <import> and <include> support extensibility elements?
>I'd like to clarify which WSDL elements support extensibility
>Part 1, section 6.1 Element based Extensibility states:
>WSDL 2.0 allows namespace-qualified element information items whose 
>[namespace name] is NOT "http://www.w3.org/@@@@/@@/wsdl" to appear
>among the [children] of specific element information items whose
>[namespace name] is "http://www.w3.org/@@@@/@@/wsdl".
>The word 'specific' suggests some WSDL elements do not support 
>extensibility elements. This is backed up by the WSDL 2.0 schema at 
>http://www.w3.org/2005/08/wsdl/wsdl20.xsd which indicates that all
>WSDL 2.0 elements except <import> and <include> support extensibility
>However, in Part 1 all of the sections that describe the xml 
>representation for each WSDL element state that the [children] of the
>WSDL element may contain:
>Zero or more namespace-qualified element information items whose 
>[namespace name] is NOT "http://www.w3.org/@@@@/@@/wsdl"
>i.e. this text applies to <include> and <import> too, in sections 4.1
>and 4.2, which seems to contradict the schema.
>Is this correct? Can <include> and <import> have extensibility
>John Kaputin.

Amelia A. Lewis
Senior Architect
TIBCO/Extensibility, Inc.
Received on Monday, 5 December 2005 17:25:50 UTC

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