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Re: i028: Implications of the presence of ReplyTo

From: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2004 18:11:49 +0600
Message-ID: <01f901c4c8b0$ca48bb60$64c83109@LANKABOOK>
To: <public-ws-addressing@w3.org>

"Martin Gudgin" <mgudgin@microsoft.com> writes:
> OK, it depends on what you mean when you say 'generate a reply'. Do you
> mean 
> a) 'generate a reply as part of the same WSDL MEP'
> or
> b) 'generate a reply, not necessarily part of the same WSDL MEP'
> I have certain protocols that do specify a [reply endpoint], do expect
> (hope?) that a reply to be sent at some point, but NOT as part of the
> same WSDL operation as the initial message.

+1. This fits nicely with BPEL for example .. the presence of ReplyTo
can be used to update the EPR for a partner (or is it partnerLink
now; I've lost track). A message sent to that partner later can use
this updated address even though it has nothing to do with the WSDL 
MEP that was caused the original message (exchange).

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