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How to send CDATA inside your SOAP message payload

03.27.2013
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If you need to send a SOAP message payload ever and if it resulted something like this.

<task:customerSchema><ext:value>&lt;maxStops>2&lt;/maxStops></ext:value></task:customerSchema>


Because by default, a StAX parser must be in non coalescing mode (It overrides the default settings mandated by the StAX specification) and as a side effect of that parser coaelsce CDATA sections.

[1] You need to add the XMLInputFactory.properties file with the following entry to CARBON_HOME/ (root) folder.

javax.xml.stream.isCoalescing=false
For more information [1] http://people.apache.org/~veithen/axiom/userguide/ch04.html#factory.properties

[2] http://wso2.org/forum/thread/10891
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