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SOAPs WSDLs and DataTypes

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I have a client that has created a bunch of SOAP services via a JBOS thingymagig (i know nothing of java and hopefully it will stay that way).  They have a very strange environment which they built themselves, including the programming language - its based on java i believe.

Anyways, i have to connect to their webservices, via their WSDLs, and most paramters are string, with a couple of exceptions being booleans.

The strings however are strange, as in the reference file i have the following SOAP property declarations:

<System.Xml.Serialization.XmlElementAttribute(Form:=System.Xml.Schema.XmlSchemaForm.Unqualified, DataType:="integer")>  _
        Public Property pWithChangedNameToHide() As String

the attribute says its a datatype of integer, but the property says its a string.

Is it correct that i should be able to send them a integer natively without changing it to a string?  Or can SOAP requests only handle strings and booleans?

Thanks for any help as i know nothing of SOAP and Java environments.

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