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Re: Using attributes to mark RefProp's and RefParam's

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2004 00:26:23 -0500
To: public-ws-addressing@w3.org
Message-ID: <20041125052622.GW8237@markbaker.ca>

On Wed, Nov 24, 2004 at 09:43:18PM -0500, Christopher B Ferris wrote:
> 
> Dims,
> 
> If you want to know how many "gold" members, then clearly you have some 
> knowledge that there
> is a specific header with "gold" semantics and you simply scan the message 
> for that particular header.
> Why need it be identified as being a ref prop/param?

In that case you don't, but there are more general examples where an
intermediary may need to know the identifier, for example, a cache.  As
a RefProp is part of the identifier, it needs to be tagged as such (or
fully absorbed into the URI, which would be my preference).

Mark.
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Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
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