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Re: A REST challenge

From: Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net>
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2002 12:54:39 -0700
Message-ID: <3D3479FF.F99353D1@prescod.net>
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org

Miles Sabin wrote:
> 
>...
> 
> > An order document is transferred over POST, which includes a URI to
> > which further correspondance should be sent.
> 
> What's to guarantee that the callback URI mentioned in the POST'ed
> document really corresponds to the POST'er?

That's a feature, not a flaw. When I send away to National Geographic, I
provide an address where I want further correspondance directed. If I
want to send it to a POBox for anonymity or to my neighbour as a gift, I
can do that. How is that a problem?
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