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Request 2 clarifications for RPC style

From: Lawrence Mandel <lmandel@ca.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Jul 2006 11:50:13 -0400
To: www-ws-desc@w3.org
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While creating tests for the RPC style I came across two assertions that 
have ambiguous language even though I think I understand the meaning and 
that I'd like to see clarified. (I think the clarifications are simple 
editorial changes to remove any doubt as to the meaning of the 

1.  "The sequence MUST contain only local element children.? " [1]

I believe this assertion refers to both input element and output element 
sequences. The other assertions for RPC style explicitly state input or 
output. I'd like to see this assertion hardened as:

"Both the input and output sequences MUST contain only local element 

2. "If elements with the same qualified name appear as children of both 
the input and output elements, then they MUST both be declared using the 
same named type.? " [2]

In this case local elements do not have qualified names only local names. 
This looks like a mistake to me. I'd like to see this corrected to avoid 
any confusion. My suggested correction is:

"If elements with the same local name appear...."

I've attached a patch for wsdl20-adjunts.xml that contains these changes.



Lawrence Mandel

Software Developer
IBM Rational Software
Phone: 905 - 413 - 3814   Fax: 905 - 413 - 4920

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