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unexpected element type error

Dave Trower
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Joined: Feb 12, 2003
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I am trying to call Amazon's web service and I get the following error:

Exception: java.rmi.RemoteException: Runtime exception; nested exception is:
unexpected element type: expected={http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema}QName, actual={http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema}string


Anyone have any idea what this means.

Here is the code.

AmazonSearchPort port = (AmazonSearchPort)
(new AmazonSearchService_Impl().getAmazonSearchPort());
System.out.println("Created port");
AuthorRequest request
= new AuthorRequest(name, "1", "books", "", "lite", "", token, "", "", "");
System.out.println("Created request");

ProductInfo response = port.authorSearchRequest(request); //This line is the one that causes the error.
System.out.println("Created response");
William Brogden
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unexpected element type: expected={http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema}QName, actual={http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema}string


I think it means what it says - it was expecting a QName format and got a string it cant recognize.

If this was my problem I would be trapping the entire request and response with something like TCPMON and comparing the way your request is formatted with Amazon's samples.

Bill


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