[Mono-list] Nullable types in web services

Atsushi Eno atsushi at ximian.com
Thu Jan 18 01:41:07 EST 2007

Oleg Deribas wrote:
> Hello,
> Andreas Färber said the following on 17.01.2007 21:30:
>>> But I can't get it to work. Could you please explain what I should  
>>> do to get the same results from ASP.NET and xsp2?
>> In case it's not obvious: Just modify the generated code!
> There are many reasons not to do that. Is it an only possible solution?
>> As you said yourself, the XML is fine. Maybe Microsoft is simply  
>> checking against a hardcoded xsi prefix (the xsp XML had d1p1  
>> instead). Doesn't Mono have a similar tool you could check?
> Sure it have. But mono's wsdl2 tool generates the same result with the
> service running on xsp2:
> public int GetNull()
> And when web service is running under ASP.NET mono's wsdl2 generates
> just "Error: Cannot cast from source type to destination type."

Oh, ok, so it's all about wsdl.exe and in that sense you are right :)
Actually I cooked a fix in System.Xml, but turned out that
some CodeDom love is needed as well. I'll fix them as well.

Atsushi Eno

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