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Potential new SOAP Issue

From: <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2004 16:12:22 -0500
To: xmlp-comments@w3.org
Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF775366A3.4CC2D533-ON85256E31.00741248@lotus.com>

Now that XML 1.1 is a recommendation, and allows characters not allowed in
XML 1.0, it seems to me we need a review of our entire recommendation, as
well as XOP and MTOM drafts, to make sure we are clear on issues such as:

   Are the new control characters allowed by XML 1.1 allowed in XML SOAP
   Envelope infosets?  If so, do you indicate this in the version of the
   Infoset Document Information item?
   If allowed, I don't see how the HTTP binding would send them using the
   usual RFC 3203-based serialization, which my quick reading shows as XML
   We refer in the rec to XML 1.0 whitespace, but XML 1.1 allows NEL (x85)
   as whitespace.  Are we at least clear as to what is whitespace and what
   isn't for SOAP?
   Is it legal to write a new binding or media type that sends the new
   control chars, perhaps using XML 1.1 serialization?  This would seem to
   break the equivalence among bindings.
   We should similarly make sure XOP and MTOM are clear on these issues.

Noah Mendelsohn
IBM Corporation
One Rogers Street
Cambridge, MA 02142
Received on Thursday, 5 February 2004 16:12:55 UTC

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