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Re: Sample SOAP message on the wire with Reference Properties and Parameters (without a wrapper!)

From: Mark Little <mark.little@arjuna.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2004 16:32:34 -0000
Message-ID: <01a801c4d243$33731b80$850a090a@exhp>
To: "John Fuller" <jfuller@wernervas.com>, "Christopher B Ferris" <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>
Cc: "Mark Baker" <distobj@acm.org>, <public-ws-addressing@w3.org>

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----- Original Message -----
From: "John Fuller" <jfuller@wernervas.com>
To: "Christopher B Ferris" <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>
Cc: "Mark Baker" <distobj@acm.org>; <public-ws-addressing@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 24, 2004 4:32 PM
Subject: Re: Sample SOAP message on the wire with Reference Properties and
Parameters (without a wrapper!)


>
> As stateful sessions go, wouldn't something like WS-Context be more
> appropriate?
>
> On Nov 24, 2004, at 10:01 AM, Christopher B Ferris wrote:
>
> >
> > The ref props/params *can* be used to provide additional information
> > that
> > the service provider will use
> > as it sees fit. One such purpose that has been used by WS-RF has been
> > to
> > pass keys/identifiers to
> > resources (implied resource pattern) as ref props, but that is not the
> > only use of ref props/params.
> > In the context of the implied resource pattern, the ref props
> > serialized
> > as SOAP headers can be
> > considered the equivalent of cookies used to associate a stateful
> > session,
> > like a shopping cart service
> > might do.
> >
> > As an example that is often used, a service might have three levels of
> > service; silver, gold and platinum.
> > Each level of service might have a different policy that applies.
> > Hence, I
> > would use the ref props to
> > include a <myservice:MembershipLevel> element with the possible values
> > Silver, Gold, or Platinum.
> > Is that identity? Nope.
> >
>
>
>
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