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NEW ISSUE : Extensibility model needs a little fleshing out (processing model, understand/ignore semantics)

From: Glen Daniels <gdaniels@sonicsoftware.com>
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2005 17:41:06 -0500
Message-ID: <80A43FC052CE3949A327527DCD5D6B27C40EFB@MAIL01.bedford.progress.com>
To: <public-ws-addressing@w3.org>

Hi Addressers:

As mentioned a few minutes ago at the F2F, I believe we need to
"bookmark" the fact that our extensibility model for EPRs needs a bit of
work, hence this issue.  In particular:

* We discuss the fact that extra elements/attributes might appear in the
infoset of an EPR in section 2.2, but we do not discuss any sort of a
processing model for these extensions.  I would think we would at least
want to describe the fact that extensions in EPRs might cause particular
effects, including for instance adding or modifying abstract properties.

* The abstract properties list might want to be explicitly noted to be
extensible in section 2.1.

* (this relates to processing model) We should decide if we want to
support a "mustUnderstand" marker on extensions a la SOAP/WSDL, or if we
want to discuss "ignoreUnknown" semantics for unrecognized extensions.

Received on Sunday, 16 January 2005 22:41:14 UTC

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