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Re: Proposals for Async

From: David Hull <dmh@tibco.com>
Date: Wed, 06 Apr 2005 14:48:59 -0400
To: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Cc: public-ws-async-tf@w3.org
Message-id: <42542F1B.1060501@tibco.com>
David Orchard wrote:

> I've written up a lengthy discussion paper on what I think WSDL, SOAP, 
> and WS-A should do for Async and meps.
> http://www.pacificspirit.com/blog/2005/04/05/underlying_protocol_is_a_completely_leaky_abstraction
> I believe this provides a concrete set of proposals that could be used 
> as a basis for the asynch tf to either start from or to recommend to 
> the WS-A WG.
> Cheers,
> Dave
There is a lot of good stuff in here.  I've only read through it once, 
quickly.  It clearly deserves more than that.

As a general comment, I like the enumeration of the issues we're trying 
to deal with (e.g., what to do with an HTTP return code when you're not 
doing vanilla SOAP/HTTP).  I also find the conclusions plausible, but I 
can't sign up to them wholesale without further thought.  I particularly 
agree that a 1:1 correspondence between WSDL and SOAP MEPs will most 
likely collapse under its own weight.

Beyond that, I'll have to ruminate a bit more and respond in detail.  In 
the mean time, I wanted to at least send an ACK.
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