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Issue: Endpoint reference as a wsdl extension

From: Marc Hadley <Marc.Hadley@Sun.COM>
Date: Fri, 08 Dec 2006 13:41:17 -0500
To: "public-ws-addressing@w3.org List" <public-ws-addressing@w3.org>
Message-id: <F9CA5F31-FF71-4638-919B-1959218F1464@Sun.COM>
The WSDL binding specification[1] says:

"When a wsa:EndpointReference element is present in a wsdl20:endpoint  
or a wsdl11:port element (see 4.1 Extending WSDL Endpoints with an  
EPR), the value of the [reference parameters] message addressing  
property for a message sent to an endpoint MUST include the contents  
of the wsa:ReferenceParameters element, if one exists within that EPR."

My take on this requirement is that this only applies if WS- 
Addressing is active for the message exchange but some readers have  
taken this to mean that the reference parameters have to be included  

I suggest we add a clarifying note to the start of section 4 along  
the lines of: "Note: the WSDL extensions described in the following  
subsections are only active when WS-Addressing is engaged in a  
message exchange, if WS-Addressing is not engaged they are ignored".


[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/ws-addr-wsdl/#refpinwsdl
Marc Hadley <marc.hadley at sun.com>
CTO Office, Sun Microsystems.

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