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WSA cr10 issue resolution: TAG Request for Change to WS Addressing Core

From: Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 12:51:02 +0100
To: www-tag@w3.org, noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com
Cc: public-ws-addressing-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <20060124115101.GA5593@w3.org>
Noah, TAG members,

The Web Services Addressing Working Group has considered your request
to add some advisory text about the use of EPRs originally at:

    http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-ws-addressing-comments/2005Oct/0004

This request is known in our issues list as CR issue cr10:

    http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/addr/cr-issues/#cr10

The Working Group has decided to incorporate the following text in the
specification, based on your original proposal:

  The Architecture of the World Wide Web, Volume One [AoWWW]
  recommends [Section 2 of AoWWW] the use of URIs to identify
  resources. Using abstract properties of an EPR other than
  [destination] to identify resources is contrary to this
  recommendation. In certain circumstances, such a use of additional
  properties may be convenient or beneficial; however, when building
  systems, the benefits or convenience of identifying a resource using
  reference parameters should be carefully weighed against the
  benefits of identifying a resource solely by URI as explained in
  [Section 2.1] of the Web Architecture.

We hope that this satisfies your comment. As we are making good
progress towards getting out of CR, we would appreciate if we could
hear back from you within the next couple of weeks if this wasn't the
case.

Regards,

Hugo

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