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From "Ryo Neyama" <ney...@trl.ibm.co.jp>
Subject Re: Axis breaks XML infoset
Date Thu, 22 Nov 2001 06:23:25 GMT
Let me fix my note.

> According to preserving whitespaces, I don't know what's the requirement
(I
> know it is required in some cases). So, I cannot test it. Would you add it
> onto your todo list?

According to pretty printing, I don't know what's the requirements.

    Ryo Neyama @ IBM Research, Tokyo Research Laboratory
    Internet Technology
    neyama@trl.ibm.co.jp

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ryo Neyama" <neyama@trl.ibm.co.jp>
To: <axis-dev@xml.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 22, 2001 3:19 PM
Subject: Re: Axis breaks XML infoset


> Sam,
>
> > > XML Canonicalization does not remove whitespace. In that sense, it's
not
> > > "ignorable" at all.
> >
> > In other words, in the cases where the service or handler passes raw XML
> to
> > Axis, the requirement is that whitespace must be preserved between
> > elements.  Fair enough.
>
> Right.
>
> >  If you have time to look into fixing just this -
> > and not by erading all other whitespace in the process - that would be
> > great.  Otherwise, perhaps you could consider providing a unit test
which
> > could be added to set of junit tests run as a part of the build?  If you
> > could do that and nobody else volunteers, I can add debugging and fixing
> > this onto my todo list.
>
> According to preserving whitespaces, I don't know what's the requirement
(I
> know it is required in some cases). So, I cannot test it. Would you add it
> onto your todo list?
>
> > If the one you mentioned were removed, then there would be no white
space
> > added to any SOAP request or response except for those dealing with
> > Administration interfaces.
> >
> > I would prefer a solution that was a little less drastic.
>
> Ok. Let's separate the focus of the discussions into two peaces:
>
> 1. My requirement is that Axis can provide an option to preserve
> whitespaces.
>
> I think everyone can accept this requirement. In many B2B applications, a
> SOAP provider must not modify incoming SOAP messages for its own
> convenience. In my understanding, this option is not available in the
> current CVS version of Axis, right? If so, we need to fix it.
>
> 2. I prefer to preserving whitespace as the default behavior of Axis.
>
> The default behavior is a design issue. So someone maybe doesn't like this
> behavior. I can compromise on this issue.
>
> Does it make sense?
>
> Best regards,
>     Ryo Neyama @ IBM Research, Tokyo Research Laboratory
>     Internet Technology
>     neyama@trl.ibm.co.jp
>
>
>


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