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Significance of wsdl:

Sriram Anbarasu

Joined: Dec 09, 2005
Posts: 4
Can i know the significance of wsdl: in the wsdl document. I could find some wsdl documents which does not contain wsdl: in the tags.

For instance; consider the wsdl document snippet below
is equivalent to

Regards,<br />Sriram.A
Peer Reynders

Joined: Aug 19, 2005
Posts: 2933
"wsdl" is an XML namespace prefix.
In your first example the WSDL namespace is the default namespace
In your second example the WSDL namespace is assigned the wsdl namespace prefix. Your particular examples aren't complete enough to show the significant difference.

Please refer to
Namespaces in XML
Ronald Bourret's XML Namespaces FAQ

"" as the default namespace

"" using the wsdl namespace prefix
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