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How to get rid of ArrayOf prefixes: Cause interoperability problems

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 19, 2010    Points: 0   Category :WCF


We have lately encountered a difficult problem with sending arrays to a non-WCF service (WS02 WSF/PHP). The WSF/PHP service has been created on the basis of the WSDL generated by WCF. It looks like WSF/PHP expects the following kind of bare arrays: 


 <element name="MyElement1" />

 <element name="MyElement2" maxoccurs="3" type="tns:MyElement" />






but WCF generates a WSDL which requires wrapping the elements in another element as follows:  


 <element name="MyElement1" />

 <element name="MyElement2" type="tns:ArrayOfMyElement"/>


<xsd:complexType name="ArrayOfMyElement">


 <xsd:element minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded" name="MyElement" nillable="true" type="tns:MyElement" /> 









Well, this works in .NET but not in WSF/PHP. So is this a bug in WCF or WSF/PHP? Which one follows s

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