4 thoughts

  1. Ben,
    Is this going to be for validating "real" XML, or for validating a CF XML Document Object?

  2. One thing I’ve missed are the ability to validate java types in cffunction or cfargument. From time to time I might pass in or return something like a bufferedImage or something.

  3. Rob, I have not tested it, but I have to assume that it is the CF XML object.
    Doug, that won’t happen in Blackstone.

  4. Hi Ben,
    CFMX7 has introduced returntype="xml" but looks like it has some issues. When I try to access a CF web service with returntype=xml from .Net, i get an error: "Custom tool error: Unable to import WebService/Schema. Unable to import binding ‘test.cfcSoapBinding’ from namespace ‘http://ws.mm_api’. Unable to import operation ‘test1’. The datatype ‘Document’ is missing."
    I am able to call it from ColdFusion without issues. I have posted this on Macromedia forums – but no replies – so to me it looks like it may be a bug – or the implementation may be ‘non-standard’.

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