[GRAAP-WG] XPath issues in Creation Constraints
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Wed Aug 22 17:05:05 CDT 2007
As we are looking for interoperability tests and implementations start
showing up, I have a question about common practice in the evaluation of
I have raised the issue before, but I think I have never received an answer.
The issue is:
A creation constraint might have an xpath "//wsag:foobar" but it is very
difficult to get the namespace that is bound to the "wsag:" prefix. At
least in case Axis 1 that is used.
Does Axis 2 solve this problem or any other toolkit? Otherwise the
question is whether it is technically feasible to evaluate XPath
expressions like that at all. If it is not feasible, it might be
considered a problem in the WS-Agreement spec.
The reason for my writing this is that I found this bug report:
The Globus Toolkit community faced the same issue and surrendered - or
lets say, they came up with a very nice solution: Introducing a sane
query language TargetedXPath.
This is the Schema:
This is the Implementation:
I like this approach a lot. Would this be a viable approach for
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