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Re: Summing up on visibility(?)

From: Miles Sabin <miles@milessabin.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Jan 2003 18:12:17 +0000
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-Id: <200301091812.17038.miles@milessabin.com>

Mark Baker wrote,
> On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 04:48:19PM +0000, Miles Sabin wrote:
> > If the question is simply "Is information in HTTP headers more
> > easily accessible to intermediaries than information in XML request
> > entities?", then my answer is: Yes, obviously (so long as those
> > intermediaries aren't already parsing the entities anyway).
> Not just headers, the whole PDU; request line, headers, body.  But
> sure, HTTP headers are more visible to HTTP intermediaries than SOAP
> headers, for obvious reasons.  But ignoring that issue, do you see
> any improved visibility there?

Oh, I see. You mean visibility in the sense of end to end semantics 
being accessible to otherwise oblivious intermediaries.

I can't respond to that question without reopening the binding thread.


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