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Re: What problem are we trying to solve?

From: Marc Hadley <Marc.Hadley@Sun.COM>
Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2006 14:35:11 -0400
To: Doug Davis <dug@us.ibm.com>
Cc: Bob Freund <bob@freunds.com>, "[WS-A]" <public-ws-addressing@w3.org>, public-ws-addressing-request@w3.org
Message-id: <14BB31B5-82DA-45C4-AF3E-C924A3FE0C97@Sun.COM>
On Oct 4, 2006, at 2:43 AM, Doug Davis wrote:
> > More than that, some folks have said that this synonym overloads
> > replyTo and defines semantics associated with a definition of this
> > uri that only RM will understand.
> It doesn't overload ReplyTo any more than switching from
> http://www.cnn.com   to  smtp://cnn.com   overloads it.
> There are transport level semantics associated with each URI
> that relate to how the message is transferred from one endpoint
> to the other. The semantics of ReplyTo are totally unchanged when
> the RM anon URI is used.  It still means it contains the EPR of
> the destination endpoint for replies.
Perhaps I misunderstood, but I thought that the value of the ReplyTo/ 
Address was used by RM to select which "pending" reply messages  
should be sent, not just where they are sent. AIUI, this is the  
overloading being referred to.


Marc Hadley <marc.hadley at sun.com>
Business Alliances, CTO Office, Sun Microsystems.

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