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Re: Revised positions for closed/open world assumptions

From: Monica J. Martin <Monica.Martin@Sun.COM>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2007 12:05:43 -0700
To: Christopher B Ferris <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>
Cc: tom@coastin.com, Ashok Malhotra <ashok.malhotra@oracle.com>, "public-ws-policy@w3.org" <public-ws-policy@w3.org>
Message-id: <4651ED87.6060102@sun.com>


> Christopher B Ferris wrote: Tom,
> Please see my responses below.
> Cheers,

mm1: Chris, perhaps more elaboration is required to tie this together 
(which seems to be Tom's point). That text ties Section 3.4 and 4.5 
together, and could also provide a reference back to Section 3.4. Thanks.

>
> > 1. Use of only one policy alternative (not a mixture of several, just
> > one) in explicit text.
> > Could we add something like th following to your existing text?:
> > * [add] AN ENTITY can engage the behaviors of a compatible policy
> > alternative
> > when the policy alternative is part of the intersection result. 
> Although
> > more than
> > one policy alternative may exist in an intersection result, only one 
> policy
> > alternative of all the expected behaviors is engaged.
> Well, clearly, I think that this is a given. Quoting from section 3.4 [1]
> "A requester MAY choose any alternative since each is a valid 
> configuration for interaction with the service,
> but a requester MUST choose only a single alternative for an 
> interaction with a service since each represents
> an alternative configuration. "
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