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Status Not under consideration
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 24, 2023

Add a function for merging Inline schema importing WSDL

In developing applications integrating SOAP web serivces, we import the WSDL file into the toolkit (applitation project) and the data definitions are parsed and devided into the inline schemas files automatically.
A duplicated error occurred when we import multiple WSDLs in which the same data type is defined in one application.
(We often see this issue in customers using microsoft code development tool.)

The following message is shown.

"Global attribute {http://schemas.xxxx}FactoryType in project xxxx exists more than once within the Application xxxx xxxxxWebServiceProvider_InlineSchema2.xsd /Applicationxx Unknown XSD Schema Validation Problem"

To avoid this issue, we should add the function for checking the duplication and merging the same inline schema.
This function improves productivity of developing messages flows of multiple SOAP service call.

Idea priority High
  • Admin
    Nathan Ziemann
    Sep 8, 2023

    Recommended alternative recommended on May 24th, no feedback returned in over 90 days. Moving to not under consideration as alternative exists.

  • Admin
    Ben Thompson
    May 24, 2023

    Idea review. Thank you for taking the time to raise this suggestion. Apologies in advance if this suggestion was already made through the Support Case, but rather than developing specific "merge" functionality would it be possible to import each set of "WSDL+InlineSchema" into a separate shared library and then reference the desired combination of shared libraries from the application project? This approach would avoid the need to do a costly merge of multiple schemas and would treat each set as independently versioned ... and would have the benefit of the tool not needing to decide which schema to go with in the case of contradictory definitions.