SOAP 1.1 request optional response HTTP Binding

Editor:
David Orchard, BEA Systems

Abstract

SOAP Version 1.1 provides an HTTP binding for exchanging a request and a response. This binding provides a "request optional response" refinement that enables an HTTP response with status code 202 to have a SOAP envelope or to be empty.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction
1.1 Notational Conventions
2 SOAP 1.1 request optional response HTTP Binding
3 References
3.1 Normative References
3.2 Informative References

Appendix

A Change Log (Non-Normative)


1 Introduction

The SOAP 1.1 request optional response Binding (this document) defines modification to the SOAP 1.1 HTTP Binding [SOAP 1.1] that enables an HTTP response with status code 202 to have a SOAP envelope or to be empty.

2 SOAP 1.1 request optional response HTTP Binding

This SOAP 1.1 request optional response HTTP binding can be used for sending request messages with an optional response. For such messages, the HTTP [RFC 2616] response MUST be a 202 status code and the response body MAY be empty.

3 References

A Change Log (Non-Normative)