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Re: Question regarding cardinality of [destination]

From: Anish Karmarkar <Anish.Karmarkar@oracle.com>
Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 16:09:48 -0700
Message-ID: <428A79BC.9090707@oracle.com>
To: "Nilo Mitra (TX/EUS)" <nilo.mitra@ericsson.com>
CC: public-ws-addressing@w3.org, Rimas Rekasius <rimas@us.ibm.com>

My recollection is that we decided to do this for [address] property (in 
EPR) as well.
Did I get this wrong?


Nilo Mitra (TX/EUS) wrote:
> Hi Rimas:
> The WG considered your LC comment and has chosen to clarify that the message property
> "[destination]: IRI (mandatory)" will be replaced by 
> "[destination]: IRI (1..1)" where (x..y) is short for minOccur=x and minOccur=y.
> In other words, there is only one [destination] property associated with a message.
> At the same time, the WG has also decided to make the same change to
> "[action]: IRI (mandatory)" replacing it with
> "[action]: IRI (1..1)".
> Please let the WG know if this does not address your concern - within two weeks, please,
> Thanks,
> Nilo
> (on behalf of the WS-A WG)
> Nilo Mitra
> Ericsson, Inc.
> desk: +1 212-843-8451
> mobile: +1 516-476-7427  
>>When I read the Last Call Working Draft [1] of the Web Services Addressing 
>>1.0 - Core specification, I see that the cardinality indicator associated 
>>with the "[destination]" property in section 3. Message Addressing 
>>Properties [2] is "(mandatory)".  Unfortunately, I do not see a definition 
>>of "(mandatory)" anywhere in the same document (I even checked RFC 2119 
>>[3]).  So, while I would doubt that anyone would argue about associating 
>>minOccurs=1 to the term, it is less clear what value of maxOccurs to 
>>associate.  I can see arguments for both one and unbounded.  So...
>>(1) What did the authors intend for the meaning of "(mandatory)"?
>>(2) If the intent was in fact maxOccurs=unbounded, could you help me to 
>>understand the use cases behind the intent?  I have some ideas, but I am 
>>sure that the authors must have more.
>>Rimas V. Rekasius
>>e-business Industry Standards Architect
>>1-312-245-6775 (voice/FAX)
>>1-773-934-2705 (cell phone)
>>[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-ws-addr-core-20050331/ <http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-ws-addr-core-20050331/> 
>>[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-ws-addr-core-20050331/#msgaddrprops <http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-ws-addr-core-20050331/#msgaddrprops> 
>>[3] http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2119.txt <http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2119.txt> 
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