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Re: Now that the train has left the station ...

From: Mark Nottingham <mark.nottingham@bea.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 12:08:17 -0700
Message-Id: <2AD58152-4C31-4C79-851C-B3421FAEB6A4@bea.com>
Cc: "public-ws-addressing@w3.org" <public-ws-addressing@w3.org>
To: David Hull <dmh@tibco.com>

My recollection was that this was covered, at least tangentally, at  
the F2F; to stretch your metaphor, someone wearing black might not be  
a student at that institution, but if they wear something that's  
black and has the crest of the university, they probably are.  
Similarly, while the presence of the Action *property* doesn't mean  
much, the header we define has a more restricted semantic; if you  
don't want people to infer that you have addressing engaged, you can  
still populate the property with another mechanism (e.g., a header  
with a different QName).

Cheers,


On 11/10/2005, at 3:57 PM, David Hull wrote:

>
> ... I think I finally put my finger on the other reason I don't like
> about keying "WSA is engaged" off of [action] instead of any wsa:  
> header.
>
> As I understand it, the reasoning is that, since [action] is required
> and non-defaulting (and, as it happens, the only such), its presence
> indicates that the intent was to to engage WSA.  But the  
> implication is
> backwards.  Intending to engage WSA implies wsa:Action (as it  
> happens),
> but not vice versa.  The students at the Aveda institute downstairs of
> our office are evidently required to wear all-black, but wearing
> all-black does not imply that one is studying cosmetology (one might
> instead be playing rugby for New Zealand, or one might just like  
> black).
>
> Be that as it may, I accept that the issue is settled.
>
>
>


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Mark Nottingham   Principal Technologist
Office of the CTO   BEA Systems

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