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[Bug 6720] New: Metadata returnrd by WS-Transfer GET unclear

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Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 16:58:46 +0000
To: public-ws-resource-access-notifications@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-6720-2780@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>

           Summary: Metadata returnrd by WS-Transfer GET unclear
           Product: WS-Resource Access
           Version: FPWD
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: MetadataExchange
        AssignedTo: public-ws-resource-access-notifications@w3.org
        ReportedBy: ashok.malhotra@oracle.com
         QAContact: public-ws-resource-access-notifications@w3.org

Section 6.1 of WS-MEX says ...

"... The metadata associated with a service endpoint may be available as
multiple metadata resources. As a result, the metadata returned by the Get
request to a metadata resource's endpoint may be limited to a particular
metadata type (@Dialect) and identifier (@Identifier).

The representation of a metadata resource MAY be a mex:Metadata element or any
other document format (e.g. [XML Schema: Structures], [XML Schema: Datatypes],
[WSDL 1.1], [WS-Policy]) for which a mex:MetadataSection/@Dialect has been

I don't understand what this says.  Why don't we say, instead "A WS-Transfer
GET on a EPR returns the metadata element (child) of the EPR?"

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