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   Re: [xml-dev] heritage (was Re: [xml-dev] SGML on the Web)

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10/9/2002 10:21:33 AM, Rich Salz <rsalz@datapower.com> wrote:

>> Also, there *is* a fair amount of whimpering because SOAP isn't a good
>> transport for arbitrary XML.
>I think most SOAP folks believe this to be an XML issue:  you can't 
>embed an arbitrary XML document inside an XML document.  There are 
>issues like encoding, the embedded doc can't have its own DTD, potential 
>ID attribute conflicts (but see previous item), etc.  SOAP actually has 
>an answer to this -- message attachments.

Ah, yes, that's pretty much the clincher every time XML advocates start
"whimpering" about SOAP's limitations. I took a few moments to look for the
URL of a great message by one of the SOAP gurus making this very point
a few months back, but didn't find it.  I need to bookmark it for next time :-)


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