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Re: issue 78

From: Simon Fell <soap@zaks.demon.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 09:00:04 -0700
To: xml-dist-app@w3.org
Message-ID: <f4ckitcr9uch3rikv3vfbdtepri71j4hv9@4ax.com>
On Tue, 12 Jun 2001 15:08:29 -0700, in soap you wrote:

>I've been asked by the WG to seed discussion on issue 78 from the issues
>list [1].
>The crux of issue 78 can be described as follows:

looks good so far,

>The Body of a SOAP RPC message MUST contain one and only one serialization
>root. In the case of a request message, this root is the request element. In
>the case of a response message, this root is EITHER a response element OR a
>fault element.
>In the case of a method with a void return type and no [out] or [in,out]
>parameters, the response element will be empty, in which case it MAY be
>omitted. This will cause the Body to be empty. If the Envelope contains an
>empty Body and does not contain a Header, the entire Envelope MAY be

What's the motivation behind the last paragraph, it appear to serve no
purpose except to complicate matters.

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