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Re: New Issue: Strengthen guidance on protocol-specifc fault action values

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2006 12:15:59 -0800
Message-Id: <7483ADFB-D9F9-4727-833B-2A2A3BFAA8D9@mnot.net>
Cc: <public-ws-addressing@w3.org>
To: Jonathan Marsh <jmarsh@microsoft.com>

Jonathan,

Which spec are you referring to -- the WSDL Binding?

Just making sure,


On 2006/02/06, at 12:53 PM, Jonathan Marsh wrote:

> Our spec allows a SOAP module or extension (e.g. reliability,  
> security, transactions) to define a fault action specific to that  
> module.  The WS-Addressing spec itself defines its own custom fault  
> action, and recommends one for SOAP-level faults:
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> The [action] property below designates WS-Addressing fault messages:
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> http://www.w3.org/@@@@/@@/addressing/fault
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> SOAP modules and extensions MAY define custom [action] values for  
> the faults they describe or MAY designate use of the following  
> [action] value instead:
>
> http://www.w3.org/@@@@/@@/addressing/soap/fault
>
> The above [action] value SHOULD be used for generic SOAP faults  
> including version mismatch, must understand, and data encoding  
> unknown.
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> We are learning that it is indeed good practice for each SOAP  
> module or extension to define its own fault action IRIs.  This  
> helps with dispatch, logging, reporting, and recovery from faults.   
> Wed like to see the SOAP Binding spec encourage other specs to  
> follow the good practice WS-A defines by strengthening the guidance  
> to protocol authors about defining fault actions specific to their  
> protocol.
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> Proposal  change the above text as follows:
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> SOAP modules and extensions SHOULD define custom [action] values  
> for the faults they describe but MAY designate use of the following  
> [action] value instead:
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> <From>Jonathan Marsh</ From>
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> <ReplyTo>jmarsh@microsoft.com</ ReplyTo>
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> <RelatesTo>http://spaces.msn.com/members/auburnmarshes/</ RelatesTo>
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