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Re: FnP for HTTP binding and SOAP HTTP binding

From: Jean-Jacques Moreau <jean-jacques.moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2003 18:22:57 +0100
Message-ID: <3E8484F1.5080100@crf.canon.fr>
To: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
CC: Jean-Jacques Moreau <jean-jacques.moreau@crf.canon.fr>, public-ws-pnf-tf@w3.org, Jacek Kopecky <jacek@systinet.com>, Glen Daniels <gdaniels@macromedia.com>

The WG wanted a way to set the value of certain HTTP header fields 
(Jacek in particular, I think). An earlier, non feature based proposal 
was postponed until work on features resumed.

So, yes, some have found this feature (sic) useful.

JJ.

Philippe Le Hegaret wrote:
> 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
> case.
> 
> Philippe
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