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10/9/2002 10:21:33 AM, Rich Salz <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 :-)