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

From: Jonathan Marsh <jmarsh@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 16:07:58 -0800
Message-ID: <37D0366A39A9044286B2783EB4C3C4E80192DF97@RED-MSG-10.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: <public-ws-addressing@w3.org>

SOAP Binding spec - it's a CR issue.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Nottingham [mailto:mnot@mnot.net]
> Sent: Thursday, February 09, 2006 12:16 PM
> To: Jonathan Marsh
> Cc: public-ws-addressing@w3.org
> Subject: Re: New Issue: Strengthen guidance on protocol-specifc fault
> action values
> 
> 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:
> >
> >
> >
> > The [action] property below designates WS-Addressing fault messages:
> >
> > http://www.w3.org/@@@@/@@/addressing/fault
> >
> > 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.
> >
> >
> >
> > 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.
> > We'd 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.
> >
> >
> >
> > Proposal - change the above text as follows:
> >
> >
> >
> > SOAP modules and extensions SHOULD define custom [action] values
> > for the faults they describe but MAY designate use of the following
> > [action] value instead:
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > <From>Jonathan Marsh</ From>
> >
> > <ReplyTo>jmarsh@microsoft.com</ ReplyTo>
> >
> > <RelatesTo>http://spaces.msn.com/members/auburnmarshes/</ RelatesTo>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
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> Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
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