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Re: 8201 - Clarify required and optional operations

From: Doug Davis <dug@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Dec 2009 11:20:53 -0500
To: David Snelling <David.Snelling@uk.fujitsu.com>
Cc: "public-ws-resource-access@w3.org" <public-ws-resource-access@w3.org>, Ram Jeyaraman <Ram.Jeyaraman@microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <OF3BEC079A.046666E4-ON8525767F.005939BA-8525767F.0059CF1C@us.ibm.com>
Hmmm, that's an interesting point.  If an endpoint doesn't support 
GetMetadata then in what way would they be MEX compliant?  I guess someone 
could claim that the endpoint might not support GetMetadata but still uses 
the mex:Metadata wrappers in places - like in EPRs it generates. 

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David Snelling <David.Snelling@uk.fujitsu.com> 
12/01/2009 11:13 AM

Doug Davis/Raleigh/IBM@IBMUS
Ram Jeyaraman <Ram.Jeyaraman@microsoft.com>, 
"public-ws-resource-access@w3.org" <public-ws-resource-access@w3.org>
Re: 8201 - Clarify required and optional operations


Look fine except:

On 30 Nov 2009, at 14:45, Doug Davis wrote:

GetMetadata     Optional 

Seems strange to support a spec, but not implement it.

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