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Re: FnP for HTTP binding and SOAP HTTP binding

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: 28 Mar 2003 08:54:46 -0500
To: Jean-Jacques Moreau <jean-jacques.moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Cc: public-ws-pnf-tf@w3.org
Message-Id: <1048859685.7786.372.camel@jfouffa.w3.org>

On Fri, 2003-03-28 at 07:21, Jean-Jacques Moreau wrote:
> Sounds good. What about adding the following feature, to cover setting 
> HTTP header fields, which we've postponed[1] until features were available?

How useful would it be? The accept, accept-ranges, content-type,
authorization, cache-control, connection and content-length are already
fixed by other means. accept-language has nothing to do in the WSDL. Do
you have an example of an header that needs to be fixed and should not
be represented in a more abstract way?

> HTTP binding:
>   feature
>      http://www.example.org/2003/03/http/header-field
>      property
>       name: http://www.example.org/2003/03/http/header-field/name
>       type: xsd:string
>      property
>       name: http://www.example.org/2003/03/http/header-field/value
>       type: xsd:string

How do you set two headers with the approach?

> We could also generalize this features for any protocol, not just HTTP, 
> i.e. define it at the abstract level.

imho, we should focus on the needs themselves, not the way they are
represented in the protocol. Authorization is a good example of such

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