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WSDL: How to put common messages in one file?

Loganathan Karunakaran
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Joined: Nov 04, 2008
Posts: 78
Hi,

I am creating few WSDLs and I want to share the error messages across these WSDL. Currently I am repeating the error messages in all the WSDL files. Is there a way to put all the common messages and re-use it in different WSDL. Please assist.

Thanks
Loganathan


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Surender Suri
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Joined: May 28, 2010
Posts: 42
Move all the common elements to .xsd file (for example common.xsd) and import that common.xsd file into each individual wsdl files.

Example: In wsdl as below
<types>
<schema xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" elementFormDefault="qualified" targetNamespace="your name space">
<include schemaLocation="common.xsd"/> // put common.xsd in the same folder as wsdl.
</schema>
</types>

You can also extend the common element (in this case your error message element) to add more info, like

<element name="CustomErrorMessage">
<complexType>
<complexContent>
<extension base="tns:ErrorMessage"> // this is your common error message element
<sequence>
<element name="AdditionalInfo" type="tns:AdditionalInfo" minOccurs="0" nillable="true"/>
.. you can add more elements here ..
</sequence>
</extension>
</complexContent>
</complexType>
</element>


Thanks,
Suri
 
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