Default values for service interfaces
rplante at ncsa.uiuc.edu
Tue Dec 14 00:34:53 PST 2004
On Mon, 13 Dec 2004, Matthew J. Graham wrote:
> Can I make a request for the next iteration of VODataService.xsd that
> the Param type also has a <defaultValue> subelement so that it would be
> possible to specify default values for HTTP GET interfaces at least.
> This means that auto-generated clients for such services could be
> preloaded with example values.
If this the purpose, it might be better to call it something different,
like <sampleValue>. "Default" usually refers to a value that is assumed
when none is provided. For some parameters, assuming a default is not
(Mental sticky: we also need a way to indicated required parameters.)
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